Working in partnership

Marie Curie works in partnership with the NHS, local hospices and a broad range of health and care providers - including social enterprise and commercial organisations - to deliver joined up, local palliative care services.

We also work with a number of key strategic partners and others across the health and care sector to drive innovation and improvement in palliative and end of life care in the UK.

Service delivery partnerships

We work in partnership with the NHS and other health providers to deliver joined-up services tailored to local need.

Marie Curie Fife service – ensuring people living with a terminal illness get the right care, in the right place, at the right time.

Marie Curie @Northumbria – working in partnership to provide tailored, co-ordinated care.

Marie Curie Companions – partnering with Musgrove Park Hospital to offer emotional and practical support for patients in their final days or hours of life.

Rapid Response Service in County Durham – offers 24/7 nursing care and support, for people being cared for at home.

Staff who work at the Marie Curie @Northumbria service

Service design and innovation

We work with our partners to innovate and improve palliative and end of life care across the UK. 

Design to care - working with University of Cambridge and Sheffield Hallam University to transform how we care for people towards the end of their lives.

Caring together - partnering with the British Heart Foundation Scotland and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde to improve palliative care for patients in the advanced stages of heart failure.

Delivering choice - Bringing together providers and commissioners from the public, independent and voluntary sectors to pioneer new approaches to end of life care.

Argyll and Bute Delivering Choice - working with Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership to develop and deliver high quality care and support for people with any terminal illness, and their families.

Lothian programme - working with NHS Lothian and local partners to improve the community-based model of end of life care.

Northern Ireland programme - improving access to services and outcomes for patients at the end of their lives in Northern Ireland.

Strategic partnerships

We have a range of strategic partnerships that contribute to the development of end of life care in the UK.

Health and Wellbeing Alliance - representing providers and organisations working in death, dying, bereavement, palliative and end of life care.

Royal College of GPs - partnering with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) to improve end of life care provided to patients by GPs.

Leadership Alliance - providing advice, support and expertise as the leading charity for terminally ill people and their families.

Pan-London End of Life Alliance - supporting and promoting patient-centred, coordinated care commissioning and delivery across London.

Social investment in end of life care - working with key partners to explore the application of social investment models to transform end of life care.

Rapid Response, Marie Curie, Northern Ireland
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