One year on since publication of the Francis report on 6 February 2013, Sue Ryder’s Head of Clinical Quality and nurse lead, Sue Hogston, explains why communication and a relentless pursuit of clinical leadership is critical to ensure individuals and their families get the care they both need and want.
Today, Thursday 30 January, Sue Ryder can announce that Morrisons colleagues have voted for Sue Ryder to be the retailer’s charity partner. The new partnership will raise money and awareness to help provide care for people with incurable illness.
Despite 60% of people cared for at Sue Ryder hospices returning home, many people remain unaware that hospices are not just places to die but offer a wide range of treatment and support.
Recent research by Sue Ryder revealed stereotypes and misperceptions about hospices are barriers to people being able to make informed choices about the end of life care setting that is best for them.