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Making every moment matter

Paul Curtis shares how John Taylor Hospice helped him, his wife Sam and their children to ‘make the most of every day together’.

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Giving something back

Helen joined the John Taylor Hospice Lottery to support our fundraising – but then a special letter arrived for her…

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From colleague to daughter

How does it feel when you work at a hospice and someone you love is admitted? One colleague shares her reflections.

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Gaining experience at John Taylor Hospice

Guest blogger Freya Jowett talks about her placement at John Taylor Hospice.

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‘Tree-mendous’ fundraiser returns for 2019

John Taylor Hospice is offering to take the hassle out of New Year Christmas tree disposal – with their fundraising collection scheme.

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Jurassic Coast Challenge

Join thousands of intrepid adventurers and fundraisers as they walk, jog or run along the spectacular Jurassic Coast in southern England this June.

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Crowds gather to light up a life

Families, friends, hospice staff and volunteers came together for Light up a Life celebrations.

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“She’s become like one of our family”

When Bridget Smallman was diagnosed with lung cancer in late 2017, John Taylor Hospice teams were on hand to step in and provide the additional support her and her family needed.

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What our patients think

“I’d have really struggled without them”

“They’ve been ever so good to me and that’s why I wanted to fundraise and do something to help just like they’ve helped me.”

Philomena Sharpe

“The impact they had will never be forgotten”

“The community nurses were so helpful and they’re lovely people. They put my mind at rest and it’s such a comfort to know you’re not on your own.”

Jackie Day

“An angel sent into my life”

“I can’t thank Angie (patient and family support worker) enough for everything she’s done for us. She’s so reliable and professional – a wonderful person. She took away all these worries and was there for me in my time of need.”

Patricia Smith-Evans

“I’ve really enjoyed it”

“The FAB Programme has helped me to get fitter and my walking is better. Everyone is really nice at the hospice, they’re friendly and they’re good company. I’d recommend it to anyone who is in a similar situation to me.”

Don Bell

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