Marie Curie Scotland (@MarieCurieSCO )

Marie Curie Scotland

Bio Caring & campaigning for terminally ill people in Scotland. News on our two hospices & services, research & policy. Follow @MarieCurieUK for national news.
Location Scotland
Tweets 8,7K
Followers 3,1K
Following 1,3K
Account created 09-06-2014 19:31:01
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TweetDeck : A year ago, the UK Government promised a review into benefits for dying people. In Scotland, with not all benefits due to be devolved next year, were facing a two-tier system. Dying people cant wait any longer. #Scrap6Months

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Twitter Web App : This week is Health Information Week, and today’s theme is #mentalhealth. Now more than ever, it’s important we’re checking in with our mental health and taking time to care for ourselves, as well as others. Read our info on @HealthInformationWeek #HIW2020

iPhone : A snippet from a moving poem on grieving during lockdown, written for us by Tyrone Lewis: UK Slam Champion.
Sign our petition for a national day to #UniteInMemory:

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iPhone : Once a week I’d chat to this lovely lady called Nicola. She said it was OK to cry, if you cry all day that’s OK, you’ve got to let it out.

Bereavement support made a huge difference to Donna after her husband died:

Twitter Web App : Fancy a unique stay in Eilean Donan Castle or two tickets for the Six Nations Rugby in 2021? Then get yourself over to Marie Curie's auction site and make a bid! 26 other items also available.

Twitter Web App : My friend Robbie was in this band. All the proceeds from this 22 year old recording are going to Marie Curie Scotland, who cared for him in his last weeks and months.…

Twitter Web App : We'd like to hear from folk in Scotland who want to take community action to improve local experiences of death, dying, loss and care. How can we help? Let us know in our survey 📝

Twitter Web App : Are you interested in improving people's experiences of death, dying and bereavement in Scotland? If so, please fill in this survey to tell us what you think @lifedeathgrief can do to help.

Twitter Web App : THREAD 1. Pre-COVID just over a 1000 people die a week in Scotland. Over 3/4 of these people will die of a terminal condition. Most people, when asked, would prefer to die in the community (own home or care home), yet around half of people to die in a hospital. #pallicovid

Twitter Web App : 📢We have some exciting news! Our Marie Curie Charity Shops in Alexandria and Perth will be opening again next week with physical distancing 🛍️

Alexandria - Monday 6 July
Perth - Tuesday 7 July

See you there 💛💙

Twitter Web App : Today we are joining the #StarsInMemory campaign to remember those who have tragically lost their lives during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Join us by making a star and placing it in your window or post on social media using the hashtag #StarsInMemory ⭐️⭐️⭐️