About our information
How we produce our information
Our information is produced by a team of writers, editors and subject matter experts. It’s produced using high quality sources, including textbooks, government publications, guidelines, systematic reviews and randomised control trials.
It’s rigorously reviewed by health and social care professionals and approved by relevant senior staff members at Marie Curie. It’s also reviewed by people affected by terminal illness.
The Information Standard
Marie Curie is a member of the Information Standard. This is a certification programme for organisations producing health and care information for the public.
Members of the programme must demonstrate that their health and care information is clear, accurate, balanced, evidence-based and up-to-date
Using our information
This information is provided for the benefit and personal use of people with a terminal illness, their families and carers. It should not be considered as medical or clinical advice, or used as a substitute for personalised or specific advice from a qualified medical practitioner.
In respect of legal, financial or other matters covered by this information, you should consider seeking specific professional advice about your personal circumstances from a qualified and regulated practitioner; Marie Curie doesn’t provide legal, financial or investment advice or services.
While we try to ensure that this information is accurate, we do not accept any liability arising from its use. Please refer to our full terms and conditions.