Patient stories

Below are stories of patients and their families who have benefited from the many services our Hospice offers.


Annette Harris from Middlewich has attended our Dementia Carers’ Workshop for support in... Read more


Daniel Stokoe’s world was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with bowel cancer at the... Read more


A mum from Crewe says she “can’t praise or thank St Luke’s enough” for the care and... Read more

Anita & David

David Sandland's beloved sister Anita Cooper was cared for by our Day Hospice. Anita, or Neety... Read more


Howard from Crewe was referred for counselling with St Luke’s following the death of his wife... Read more

Paul & Kirsty

A terminally ill dad’s dream came true when he ‘completed’ his family by marrying his... Read more


An important part of the care provided by our Inpatient Unit is emergency respite care and help... Read more

John & Joyce

John and Joyce Beech from Wistaston were among the first to benefit from our new Community Night... Read more


"I feel strong and normal and back to who I was – maybe with a bit more fire in my belly as... Read more


"I can’t speak highly enough of the hospice and the staff.” Lovely words from a patient... Read more

Diane & Diane

Everything in life is a little easier if you have a good friend by your side. This is... Read more


As Jackie Lewis looks forward to celebrating her 60th birthday next year, she says she never... Read more


Seventy-year-old Meleny Benyon says coming to St Luke’s “literally saved my life”. Mel... Read more

Dennis & Ken

Dennis and Ken were admitted to our Inpatient Unit at the start of this year and as soon as they... Read more

David & Barbara

Barbara Ward from Northwich has been cared for by our Day Hospice for the last two years, and... Read more

Lorna & Keith

Lorna Tulloch’s Dad Keith passed away on our Inpatient Unit following a diagnosis of Rectal... Read more


75-year-old Mick Birley from Crewe attends Day Hospice for support with his symptoms... Read more


70-year-old George ‘Geordie’ Ramshaw, who has multiple myeloma, attended our Day Hospice for... Read more


The current situation with Coronavirus is hard for all of us but for those living on their own,... Read more


Billy Shelbourne from Winsford has been attending our Day Hospice for one day a week for the... Read more


When Kim and Keith Carrington planned for their retirement they imagined lots of laughs, trips... Read more


On New Year’s Eve 2018 – when so many of us look forward to what the coming year will bring... Read more


Alarm bells started ringing for Carl ‘Sam’ Telfer when he returned from a holiday in October... Read more


Four years ago Robert was given the devastating news that he has Motor Neurone Disease. "I... Read more


Margaret Ferris’s worst fear was that her son Daley would die alone. 38-year-old Daley had end... Read more