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“Noah’s Ark were the only ones we could trust to help Alistair” – Raija, Alistair’s mum Raija and Philip have known Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice for ten years since Alistair was just two months old. Raija describes the charity as ‘a lifesaver, particularly in those early years when there just wasn’t time to think, let

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“If I had to describe Noah’s Ark in three words? Gold Standard Care.” Living with an undiagnosed, life-threatening condition can make the world a scary place for three-year-old Magnus. Half of his short life has been spent in lockdown, and a lot of it in hospital. This has meant many unpleasant and painful experiences for

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Rose and Sophie’s Story

Rose has looked after her grandchildren, Ben and Sophie, since they were small. Ben died in 2014 from the same life-limiting genetic condition that affects Sophie. Aware that her granddaughter’s health is deteriorating, Rose’s dearest wish is for Sophie to have the end-of-life hospice care that wasn’t available to Ben.  “Hopefully, it will be there