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Marie Curie Hospice

Marie Curie provides a range of free care and support for people with terminal illnesses or affected by them:

  • end of life care in your own home or in their Newcastle Hospice
  • Marie Curie nurses who generally provide 1:1 nursing care and support overnight in your home, usually for eight or nine hours.  In some areas, they also offer care for a shorter period of time, during the evening or daytime, as well as care in a crisis
  • Newcastle Hospice provides specialist inpatient care and support for family and carers
  • an outpatient service for individual, group and virtual sessions for patients, family and carers
  • Tyne and Wear Helper service – provided by trained volunteers who offer one-to-one support to people with a terminal/life limiting illness and their families. Volunteers are matched to individuals and families and provide company, companionship, emotional support and regular telephone support. To refer please email or phone for more information. This service covers Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, North Tyneside and South Tyneside
  • a bereavement team to support people who may have experienced loss during the Covid 19 pandemic.  You will get continuity of support for as long as you need it. See the self referral web address below. Email  or phone.

Contact details

Main Telephone: 0191 219 1000

main and bereavement

Other Telephone: 0800 304 7409

Tyne and Wear Helper Service


Helpline: 0800 090 2309

Helpline: 0800 090 2309

National Support Line

Opening hours
9 am to 5pm Monday to Friday



Cost: Free

Marie Curie Hospice
Marie Curie Drive
Newcastle upon Tyne

54.9684 -1.64372

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Last updated: August 5, 2021

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