Entries by Sally McRobie


New Teenage Support Group

Seven grieving young people are coming together to share their experiences and talk about their feelings in our new Teenage Support Group. The group, aged from 13 to 16, have all had 1:1 support from the Family Support Team at Tynedale Hospice at Home. Now they are looking forward to meeting other young people in […]


Hats & Glad Rags Charity Ball

Patricia Barnes, owner of Hats & Glad Rags in Hexham, is hosting a charity ball in aid of Tynedale Hospice at Home on Saturday 28th September at Hexham Mart. A delightful three-course dinner with a main course featuring renowned local Gofton Wagyu beef will be followed by a great night of music from ‘Blistered Molly’ […]


Providing care when and where it counts

“It was like the cavalry arriving. It really was. It was such a relief to able to share mum’s care with people who knew exactly what to do.” These are words that Barry Glendinning used to describe the support his mum received from Tynedale Hospice at Home’s nursing care team in the final days of […]


A busy summer beckons…

Now that summer is nearly with us (and obviously this is a reference purely to the month and makes no meteorological assumptions!) our minds are turned to the Tynedale Hospice at Home diary which is bursting full of events to tickle every fancy! For the music lovers… A Musical Evening hosted by the Rotary Club […]

Fathers’ Day without Dad

If you are grieving the death of your father you may be dreading Fathers’ Day on Sunday June 16. But, with a little preparation and some careful thought, this celebration of the love we feel for our fathers and how they have shaped our lives, can still be a special day say the Family Support […]

Spring Newslink is out now!

Our latest copy of Newslink, our community magazine, is hitting doormats this week. Inside you can read all about some amazing people, their stories and the reasons why we do what we do at Tynedale Hospice at Home, providing care when are where it counts. Click here to have a sneaky peak! If you would […]

Clipper Around the World Yacht Race – with Susan Peart

“In August 2013 my husband Chris finally succumbed to the neurological disease that he had been suffering from for 8 years.   For the final six months or so I nursed him at home, which is what we both wanted. It wasn’t easy, I was “on call” day and night, and had to have some […]