1 Jun 22

St Luke’s pays tribute to its amazing volunteers

The vital contribution volunteers make to St Luke’s Hospice is being recognised and celebrated as part of National Volunteers’ Week. Over the past 12 months volunteers have collectively contributed more than 45,500 hours of their time in support of St Luke’s Hospice, whether helping in its charity shops, stewarding at fundraising events or supporting patient…

3 Mar 20

Lexie’s Walk for Papa

New Mum Lexie Farmer, who is taking part in St Luke’s Midnight Walk in memory of her Dad, is urging others to pull on their trainers for the Hospice. Despite her own health problems, Lexie from Wistaston, will be walking ten miles through the streets of Crewe and Nantwich this June as a thank you…

13 Aug 19

Billy’s Story

Billy Shelbourne from Winsford has been attending our Day Hospice for one day a week for the last six weeks. He says it has given him ‘relief, freedom and help’ in dealing with emphysema, heart problems and COPD. Here’s Billy’s story: “First of all when I was asked to come to the hospice I said…

18 Jul 19

Carl’s story

Alarm bells started ringing for Carl ‘Sam’ Telfer when he returned from a holiday last October and realised he was losing weight. After blood tests and a scan, the 56-year-old from Crewe received the devastating news that he has Pancreatic Cancer, which has also spread to his liver. “I was told that although it’s not curable,…

11 Jul 19

How our Lottery is supporting patients in Day Hospice

Our Lottery pays for the care of one in five patients in Day Hospice. Patients like 75-year-old Mick Birley from Crewe. Here’s Mick’s story… “I’ve got pulmonary hypertension, heart failure and emphysema. In November the doctors said that they couldn’t do anything more for me and told me that I probably wouldn’t make it to…

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