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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.

Axel’s story- supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Axel was just 9 months old when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. News from Shooting Star Children's Hospices A week later his parents Elin and Will were told he had tumours all over his

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Rick’s Story – Supported by Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care

Christmas is the season for families, when everyone comes together to share presents, meals and special times. But if you’re living with an advanced or terminal illness, Christmas can be

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Scott’s Story – Supported by Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

Karen’s husband Scott was 49 when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and he was admitted to the Hospice on 22nd December.   “I drove Scott here myself,” says Karen. “When

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George’s Story – Supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Up until the age of seven, George was living like any other healthy child, until one morning in 2010 when mum Nicky and dad Phil found their son lying in bed awake, but unable to move or

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Family Fun Day at Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

A lovely story shared from Shooting Star Children's Hospices We welcomed over 250 supported family members to Christopher’s for our Family Fun Day on Sunday 1 September. The annual event,

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

Ted has a condition called Aicardi-Goutieres syndrome (AGS), which ultimately means that he has brain damage. He has complex healthcare needs and requires 24-hour-care. Ted’s mum, Amber, and

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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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