Patient stories

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Thank you to the patients and their families who have kindly let us share their stories with you.

“Hospice staff were just so great, they helped us understand what was happening and also how to cope with it all…” (click image to read more)

“Many people just think Te Omanga Hospice provides good medical care; it is so much more than that…” (click image to read more)

“Besides the care and support Te Omanga has given us, it is the biography of Mum’s life which was created by a hospice volunteer which our family will treasure…” (click image to read more)










“I used to be a construction worker and often saw people in wheelchairs and wondered how they coped. I didn’t realise the pain I had been suffering was the start of me being in the same situation…” (click image to read more)

“Marion was always a fit and active outdoor person. One day she mentioned her back was sore and we just thought she had strained it by lifting one of our grandchildren…” (click image to read more)