Your stories

St Margaret's strives to make each day count for patients and their families facing a life-limiting illness across Somerset. We are supported by patients and their families, staff, volunteers and supporters across Somerset. Some of these wonderful people have been kind enough to share their stories with us...

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Faith's story

Faith tells how she has been helped by our lymphoedema team

Stephen's story

After her husband Stephen was cared for by St Margaret's, Naomi decided to organise a charity concert

Gem's Story

Gem explains why she is taking part in the Firewalk to raise funds for St Margaret's

Doreen's Sunflower Centre story

Doreen, from Yeovil, explains how the Sunflower Centre at our Yeovil hospice has helped her to live with cancer

Helen's story

Helen Webb reflects on her 22 years working at St Margaret’s Hospice Care

Fred's story

Fred shares his experience of St Margaret’s and why his initial misgivings about hospice care proved unfounded

Carla's story

Carla shares her family's experience of St Margaret's Hospice Care

Alister’s story

Inspired by the care his grandfather received, Alister Wilmott uses his talents as a performer to support St. Margaret's Hospice.

Anne's Story

Anne Opie is a Ward Volunteer at St. Margaret’s In-patient Unit in Taunton, and she ensures all the small but vital things get done...

Elizabeth's Story

Elizabeth Yates began volunteering for St. Margaret’s Hospice in 1984, and has been fundraising ever since!

Doreen's volunteering story

Reception volunteer Doreen Eastment has been welcoming visitors to our Yeovil hospice for 12 years.

Greg's story

Greg Schofield explains why he cycled from John O'Groats to Land's End to raise funds for St. Margaret's Hospice.

John's story

John Young explains why he volunteers as part of our Spiritual Care team.

Matthew and Sandra's story

Matthew and Sandra Williamson have embraced the challenge of getting fit and raising money for St. Margaret’s Hospice by joining our 2018 Overseas Cycle.

Michael's Story

Michael Copham is a Ward Receptionist at St. Margaret’s In-patient Unit in Taunton. He has been volunteering since 2014 when his wife passed away at the hospice.

Mike and Tess’s story

Mike Edwards explains why St. Margaret's Hospice will always be close to his family's hearts.

Patrick the Cat's Story

Not your ordinary volunteering story...! Patrick the cat has been a permanent fixture of St. Margaret’s Yeovil Hospice since it was a building site in 2003.

Rosie's story

Rosie Callard volunteers at the St. Margaret’s support group for patients and carers which meets at our Sunflower Centre in Taunton.

Tony's Story

As well as being an avid fundraiser, Tony Harris is also a dedicated volunteer in the St. Margaret’s Bridgwater Furniture Shop...



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