Child Grief Awareness Week

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Tynedale Hospice at Home Family Support Practitioner, Emma Andrews, shares some thoughts and advice for anyone supporting a bereaved child.

Hospice Care Week 2019

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Hospice Care Week 7 - 13th October 2019: This is what is takes to provide Hospice Care at Home in Tynedale, Ponteland and West Northumberland.

Walking around the hole of grief

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Tynedale Hospice at Home’s Family Support Service provides a lifeline to adults who are experiencing bereavement. Demand for the service is growing all the time, with 112 adults receiving support in the last year. We have 23 trained volunteers…

New Teenage Support Group

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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…

Providing care when and where it counts

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“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…

Fathers' Day without Dad

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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,…

Finding someone to listen and make sense of my feelings

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Teenager Anna shares her thoughts about grief and the help she received from our Family Support Service in her moving blog post...

Sharing knowledge on a national stage

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Two of our Senior Nurses are showcasing our work at Hospice UK's national conference next week

Remembering Dad

Ahead of Father’s Day this Sunday, we’d like to wish a happy Father’s Day to all Dads around the world, including those we remember. Of course, special days like this aren’t always a time of celebration for those whose Dads have died, and for children and young people this can be especially difficult.

The Smallest things make the Biggest Difference

“It’s the smallest things that make the biggest difference,” says Karen Reilly, one of Tynedale Hospice at Home’s nurses, reflecting on the care we provide.

Going the Extra Mile!

A friendly face, a welcoming smile and a door to door service – it’s all in a day’s work for our Hospital Transport Team.