Hospice stories

Ron (89) has lived in Hackney all his life with his wife Rosina and their two sons. He started his working life as a roofer but it often took him away from home and he missed his wife and sons so...

Michael Williams has had an interesting life. With his silky smooth singing voice he has toured the world under the stage name of Moon Williams and worked with some of the Motown greats; Marvin...

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Albert Hunter, 77, Newham
When Albert was diagnosed with heart failure five years ago it was a bit of a shock. He was occasionally feeling tired but didn’t realise that it...

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Eileen Milsom, Age 84, Homerton
When Eileen was diagnosed with throat cancer she lost a lot of weight very quickly and was on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Her doctor...

Lillian

Lillian John aged 92, East Ham
Lillian was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer more than 9 years ago. She was receiving home visits from the Community Palliative Care Team at St...

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