Sarah Ezekiel was 34 when she was diagnosed with motor neurone disease. She wants more people with MND to have access to palliative care.
The Spring Budget promises an extra £2 billion for social care over the next three years. But investing in social care is about more than money.
Be bold. Listen to your mum. Never give up hope. Marie Curie Nurse and rally car driver Louise Thomas shares her advice to her younger self.
Nurse David explains why being there for families at the end is such a special experience.
Nurse Justin reveals how his career has taken him from pattern cutting to palliative care.
The Daffodil Community Choir is a choir with a difference. They're using music to help dispel the fear surrounding terminal illness.
As a pathologist, Paola Domizzio was used to making cancer diagnoses. But she says her background made it even harder when she was diagnosed.
GPs are at the heart of providing the care that people living with a terminal illness need and deserve.
Lorrainne Castellano explains how her love of burlesque dancing has helped her through life with a rare terminal illness.
Despite injury setback, Sir Ranulph Fiennes vows to continue his challenge.
Over two-thirds of UK nurses say they don’t have sufficient time to provide high quality care for patients who are dying.
Kathryn, who’s living with terminal bowel cancer, enjoys her weekly visit from Emily, a Marie Curie Helper volunteer. And they both love reggae.
The launch of our research impact report shines a light on the difference Marie Curie-funded research is making.
If you are living with a terminal illness, thinking about what care you want in the future can be difficult. Here is some advice to help.
Health and social care integration is a key part of the government’s strategy to improve services – but so far it’s not working. Why not?
Marie Curie Nurse Mary Reilly loves helping families get the most from the time they have left together. You can help her keep caring for people.
Ruth Fawcett is swimming 5k with her husband and daughters at this year’s Swimathon in memory of her father, James, who died from a brain tumour.
Dr Debra Howell has led a research project funded by Marie Curie looking at end of life care for people with blood cancers.
To mark World Cancer Day on Saturday 4 February, we share some of the research into terminal cancer we’re investing in.
Marie Curie Nurse Sally explains how she helps people and their families be themselves, right until the end.
Duncan Goodhew, an Olympic swimming champion, shares his secrets for feeling good and getting motivated to achieve more. His key tip: swim more!
Restrictions placed on NHS funding are forcing people into care homes, rather than allowing them to be cared for at home.
At the Glasgow hospice, Burns night celebrations organised by the Coats family raise thousands for Marie Curie and create unforgettable moments.
Richard Gamlin explains what it's like to be part of the rapid response team, reaching people with a terminal illness when they need him most.
Kelvin's first wife Sylvia was a dedicated nurse who loved to help people. She was cared for by her hospice colleagues at the end of her life.
Gordon Johnson was a former GB swimmer. His wife Sue and daughter Grace tell us why they took part in a swimming challenge in memory of him.
The Marie Curie Hospice, Bradford is encouraging people to engage in mindfulness through the power of creativity and colouring.
If someone you love is living with a terminal illness, it’s important to remember to look after yourself as well as them.
We have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister calling for a cross-party approach to finding funding solutions for health and social care.
Yva is a Spiritual Care Volunteer who helps people start difficult conversations about what families want to happen after their loved one dies.
EastEnders viewers criticised the way Ronnie and Roxy Mitchell's children were told they had died. But what is the best way to have that talk?
At the Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast, staff pull together to make Christmas extra special for the people that rely on the hospice's support.
Marie Curie hospice staff share their ideas on what can help if you and your family are facing your first Christmas without a loved one.
Lack of social care funding means people with a terminal illness find it hard to leave hospital - and the situation is unlikely to improve soon.
Claire Crawford’s mum Maura died on Christmas Day at the Marie Curie Hospice, Glasgow five years ago. Claire was only 16 at the time.
Every year, the Peacock Awards celebrate the work of Marie Curie staff and volunteers from across the UK.
Nurses at the Marie Curie Hospice, West Midlands tells us what caring for people at Christmas is like at the hospice.
The Christmas spirit is in full swing at the Marie Curie Hospice, Cardiff & the Vale as staff have organised a hospice-wide advent calendar.
There are lots of things you can do to help keep someone healthy in winter. Here's a checklist to help.
Susan Brown’s mum Shirlie was cared for at the Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast over Christmas in 2013. Here's their story.
When Louise was caring for her husband Steve over Christmas, she struggled to cope; that’s when Marie Curie Nurse Pam arrived at their door.
A couple have tied the knot at the Marie Curie Hospice, Cardiff and the Vale – after 36 years together.
How Marie Curie Nurses work with NHS colleagues in a specialist emergency care hospital as part of the Marie Curie @ Northumbria partnership.
Marie Curie Nurse Clare believes in the importance of talking to her patients about what they might want - before and after their final moments.
For Children's Grief Awareness Week we spoke to nine year old Tyler to get his advice on how to deal with bereavement as a young person.
Around half the people who die in the UK each year still die in hospital, so we must make sure hospitals are delivering great palliative care.
After Jane Hilton’s sister Barbara (known as Beenie) was diagnosed with a brain tumour, Marie Curie Nurses cared for her at home with her family.
We’ve gathered some ideas and advice for coping physically and mentally while living with terminal illness.
Vulnerable people cannot access support they’re entitled to, due to serious issues with the NHS Continuing Healthcare system.
This Sunday 13 November is Kindness Day. To celebrate we’re taken some quotes from staff and at Marie Curie the people they’ve helped.
We asked a range of professionals involved in end of life care about their experiences caring for people living with a terminal illness.
Thanks to you, Marie Curie was there for more people than ever before in 2015/16, with vital nursing care, practical information and support.
Music therapist Naomi Hughes explains how music therapy helps people express themselves, and connect with loved ones, at the end of their lives.
Cornelia Williams’ sister-in-law, Merrill, was cared for at the Marie Curie Hospice, Cardiff and the Vale and at home by Marie Curie Nurses.
GPs say a lack of time to spend with patients is a key challenge when caring for people with a terminal illness, according to a new survey.
Our response to news from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges that chemotherapy for terminal cancer patients may do more harm than good.
Nick Tracey, whose mother had terminal cancer, tells us why he thinks research is important to help us improve palliative and end of life care.
Meet Justin, a Marie Curie Nurse. We asked him some questions to find out what it’s like being a Marie Curie Nurse.
At the West Midlands hospice a fairy garden has just been opened providing a safe and calm space for children receiving bereavement support.
Paul Selwood was just 50 when he passed away, four years after being diagnosed with cancer. His wife, Joanna, explains how Marie Curie helped.
This year, Marie Curie Nurse Florence Cameron retired from nursing after an incredible 52 years of service.
When bereaved children don’t have the words to express how they feel, dramatherapy can help.
Steve Davis is an art tutor with a particular approach to the classes he leads at the Bradford hospice, helping divert his patients through art.
So, let us introduce you to our Pets as Therapy companions, two dogs who are both called Ruby!
For Hospice Care Week we spoke to two volunteer gardeners at our West Midlands hospice to see the difference the gardens make to patients.
When 24 year old Richard was admitted to the Marie Curie Hospice, Newcastle, staff arranged a special graduation ceremony for him and his family.
Marie Curie Nurse Mairead has been part of the close-knit Belfast hospice team for over eight years, supporting patients in all kinds of ways.
Members of our Expert Voices Group offer advice on how to talk to your children about living with a terminal illness.
Karen Wright, a Marie Curie Nurse, tells us what it’s like caring for people living with a terminal illness at home.
Carol was able to share a special moment with her son, Justin, and his bride-to-be during her stay at the Cardiff and the Vale hospice.
Our research study found that nurses involved in using anticipatory prescribing could benefit from support from the wider clinical teams.
Marie Curie is committed to delivering high-quality end of life care through innovative local partnerships.
Marie Curie Senior Nurse Marilyn Parfitt shares her experience of supporting people with advanced dementia and their families, and what helps.
Fiona Riordan decided to leave a gift in her will to recognise the care her mother received in our Belfast hospice.
Keith Morgan wasn't able to see his grandson at his military graduation...so the hospice did their own version of the parade.
Ian Bussingham, Head Chef at the Marie Curie Hospice, Bradford, tells us the memorable experiences he tries to create for patients and families.
We were at the BMA Patient Information Awards on 13 September 2016, and we're delighted to say our information was awarded and commended.
New survey data provides a welcome overview of general trends in end of life care – but more needs to be done to address the issues raised.
We find out how caring for and supporting people at the end of life shapes attitudes towards death.