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Patient Stories

We understand that you will have many questions about what hospice care means and how Saint Francis Hospice could help you. Here are some real stories, kindly told to us by patients and their loved ones.
If you would like to share your experience of Saint Francis Hospice, please get in touch with our communications team, who will be happy to hear from you. 
Joanne and Annabel (cropped)
“The doctors and staff were so lovely and I don’t know how we would have managed without the Hospice."  
Alfred Robinson with his daughter Samantha Job
“Everybody I encountered was so lovely and compassionate. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”  
Andy and Jennifer
“I came in and I loved it and I have been coming every week since,” said Andy.   “I would be lost without the hospice.  
Katy, Alex and Sky 2
“I was given between two days to two weeks to live and as soon as I knew what was happening I wanted to be in my own home." 
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“My daughter has the support she needs and my mum has
been able to unburden herself too. I finally feel like I’m getting
her back."
Carly and Katy laughing (cropped) (cropped)
“I don’t know what we would have done if we did not have Saint Francis Hospice on board.”  
"Rob wanted to come here so I could be his wife again."
Gloria Alexander laughing with a patient
“What they do at Saint Francis Hospice is like gold.” 
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"We don't talk about the illness, we talk about life."
"I'm so glad I came here, now."
"Thank you for allowing us that time with him."