Living with lymphoedema

When a 23-year-old Beverly Aspin had a cancerous lump removed from her leg in 2003, she breathed a huge sigh of relief.

 

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Specialised bereavement support

When Grace Withyman’s dad died, she was referred to Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s  specialist bereavement support service, where she found a safe space to express her grief and talk about her feelings. Here Grace, aged 15, describes how the service is helping her.

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Helping families make the most of every day

For the Platt family, it meant husband and doting dad Neil would get full-time specialist clinical care as the family from Starbeck came to terms with the reality of life with motor neurone disease (MND).

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Care for any terminal illness - David’s story

David Bevins, 66, of Harrogate, has been living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - a progressive lung disease which makes it difficult to breathe - since 2000 and was looking forward to retiring from his part-time job with Asda.

But shortly after he retired, his illness deteriorated rapidly and he was referred to Saint Michael’s day therapy for support. Here, David explains the difference Saint Michael’s has made to his quality of life.

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