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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...

lady having therapy at home

Lilly Lock, 57
Lily has scleroderma, a chronic disease that has badly affected her lungs and her breathing leaving her needing oxygen 24 hours a day. There is no cure and her...


Peter Whitehead, 92, Hackney
Peter has been a regular visitor to St Joseph’s Hospice for some years. He was first referred by his GP to the Heart Failure group in Finding...

Rose pictured with CEO Michael Kerin

Rose Dodzo, Nurse Advisor
Rose is one of the longest serving staff members of St Joseph’s Hospice and recently celebrated 35 years here. She began her career as a Healthcare...


Sarah Christie, Volunteer from Islington

How did you first come across St Joseph's Hospice? 
"My dad died here in 1995. He was in hospital and I...

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