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Patient Stories

We like to share the latest news from the hospices, stories from supported patients and notes from our winners. If you have a story you would like us to share please do get in touch.

Teenage weekend of larks and laughter

What do you get if you cross teenagers, tents and lots of creepy crawlies? “Woodlarks Get Me Out of Here!’ of course! On 5th of July, thirteen teenagers supported by Shooting Star

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Rosie’s Story – supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Following a traumatic birth after suffering placental abruption, Marie had to endure every mother’s worst fear as her baby daughter Rosie was whisked away in urgent need of

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Michael and Yvonne’s Story – supported by Phyllis Tuckwell

“Once in your life you find someone who is special,” says Mike. “And Yvonne was that. Everybody in the family knew that and she was adored by her grandchildren.” Mike had certainly known

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Kenzo-Sion’s story – supported by Shooting Star Children’s hospices

Acey had what most mums would call a perfect pregnancy until around 32 weeks when she started displaying symptoms that would mark the start of a very difficult journey for her family. “My

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Roger’s Story – Supported by Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care

When some patients are referred to a Phyllis Tuckwell, they think “a hospice” & negative thoughts enter their mind. But hospice care isn’t about death & something to be

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Hollie’s story – supported by Shooting Star Chase

Just like any teenager, 17-year-old Hollie absolutely adores her music – from R’n’B to Girls Aloud. But, unlike her peers, Hollie suffers from the life-limiting progressive disorder Rett

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Julie’s Story – supported by Phyllis Tuckwell

“As soon as I got here, I felt safe,” says Julie, who is staying on the In-Patient Unit at Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. “All the stress is taken away; you can just let go and let them look

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The X Factor Christmas single supports Shooting Star

We’re thrilled to announce that profits from this year’s winner’s single – The Power of Love by Dalton Harris (feat. James Arthur) – will once again be donated to Shooting Star Chase,

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Making Christmas Special – Karen’s Story | Phyllis Tuckwell

“I came here at the most depressing time of my life – and at Christmas – but it was the most special time that I can remember.” Anyone can suddenly find themselves in a situation where

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