Patient Stories

Our patients and their families are always telling us how much Phyllis Tuckwell mean to them, and how important the services we offer are to our local community. No-one can say it better than those who have found comfort and peace of mind from Phyllis Tuckwell when they truly need us.


How physiotherapy and hypnotherapy can help those living with cancer.

A keen runner, swimmer and cyclist, Roger was used to keeping fit and active. “We would take the grandchildren swimming,” he remembers, “and go cycling on Sunday mornings.” Roger had been forced to stop running due to arthritis…

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Physiotherapy and complementary therapy support for cancer and lymphoedema patients

“I love Thursdays,” says Gill. “Thursdays are my days. I look forward to them all week. In the morning I come to the Hospice for my exercise class and in the evening I go to a choir for breast cancer survivors.” Gill started attending…

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Day Hospice, CNS, Storm

Shonagh, 42, who is married to Andy and has a 14 year old daughter, was first diagnosed with cancer in 2008.

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OT, CT, Physio

Tina was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in May 2021, and was referred to Phyllis Tuckwell shortly afterwards.

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