Here you can read about some of the people who have been recently helped by the Hospice.
Glynis and I met in the mid-1970s whilst working in the Civil Service. We had an office romance until I left to join the fire service in 1978. We married and lived in a terrace house in King’s Lynn, moving to another house in the 1980s before buying our current house in 1994 in South Wootton.Read more
The Hospice has been life-saving for me. It’s seven months since Bernard died and I still attend the monthly coffee mornings for the bereaved and the monthly stroll together around Sandringham woods. It’s so cathartic to talk to others that have been through this very dark place. We all support each other. We all know exactly what each other is talking about. We’ve all been there, the timings are different, the order of events are different, but the grief is the same.Read more
In February 2016 I went for a routine eye test when it was discovered that I had a small bleed behind my left eye. I was referred to the doctor the same day and then endured two months of numerous tests, scans, x-rays, and monitoring.Read more
Me and Mike met on the internet ten years ago and after hitting it off straight away we married. Two years later we moved from Peterborough to West Raynham.Read more
Two years ago, I was told I had stage four lymphoma in my lungs and glands after being misdiagnosed with emphysema to start with. It was a massive shock and a horrible time, as my daughter in Australia was pregnant with twins and had also been recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Thankfully she made a full recovery and the twins are now doing well.Read more
I started feeling unwell in August 2015 but it wasn’t until December that I was finally diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. Following diagnosis, I had three months of chemotherapy which has resulted in severe side effects. Living in Hillington, I knew about the Hospice and thought they might be able to help me to cope with the symptoms.Read more