7 May 19

Robert’s story

St Luke’s Hospice is here to support patients from the moment they are diagnosed with a life limiting illness. Patients like Robert who four years ago was given the devastating news that he has Motor Neurone Disease (MND). “I first knew something was wrong when I was doing the gardening. All of a sudden I…

4 Apr 19

Northwich Dad celebrates news his cancer is in remission

Dad-of-two David Sayle was just 40 when he received the shocking news that he had stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma. “At the time I felt really scared. The first signs were really bad and we had to prepare for the worst. I told my eight-year-old son Ryan that I wasn’t going to get better for a…

28 Mar 19

Saying goodbye to Mum

When Elizabeth Foster from Hartford was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer in August 2017, she decided not to undergo treatment but enjoy the time she had left with her family. She started attending Day Hospice and accessed many services over the following months, from reflexology to art sessions, to help her cope physically and…

22 Feb 17

The value of volunteers to St Luke’s

As well as financial donations, St Luke’s relies on the help and support of volunteers to keep operating. However, hospice volunteering is not just about saving money, it is about making a difference to patients and families. Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills, meet new people, make friends and have fun! Our volunteers love…

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