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Hospices

Butterwick Hospice Care   www.butterwick.org.uk

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.

Hospice UK   www.hospiceuk.org

Hospice UK is the national charity for hospice care, supporting over 200 hospices in the UK.  Collectively hospices in the UK provide vital care to 200,000 people with terminal or life-limiting illnesses every year, as well as providing support for many of their loved ones.  The organisation works closely with them to support their vital work and to create a stronger voice for hospice care.

St Benedict's Hospice   www.stbenedicts.co.uk

St Benedict's Hospice offers care, advice and support for patients, and their families, who have a life-limiting illness in Sunderland and the surrounding areas.

St Cuthbert's Hospice   www.stcuthbertshospice.com

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   www.darlingtonhospice.org.uk

St Theresa's Hospice is an independent charity working across South Durham and North Yorkshire to provide:

  • Hospice at Home
  • Day Therapy
  • In-patient Care
  • Family Support and Bereavement Services

Willowburn Hospice   www.willow-burn.co.uk

Willowburn Hospice provides a range of services to support patients with life limiting illnesses, their carers and families in the Derwentside area.

'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