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Butterwick Hospice Care

Butterwick Hospice at Bishop Auckland provides many services to communities around the Durham Dales and Sedgefield areas including day services, palliative home care, outreach day hospices and services to people suffering from progressive neurological illnesses.

St Cuthbert's Hospice

St Cuthbert's provides a range of service to people with life limiting conditions in the North Durham area, taking account of their physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs.

St Theresa's Hospice

St Teresa's Hospice offers free care and services for residents of South-Durham and North-Yorkshire who are affected by life-limiting illness with the aim of improving quality of life.

Willow Burn Hospice

Willow Burn Hospice treasures the lives of people living in the Derwentside area whose illnesses are no longer curable, enabling them to lead the best quality of life.


'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital