Advice for those caring for a terminally ill person: COVID-19 Coronavirus

Marie Curie have set up a helpline for those worried about providing care to those with a terminal illness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

There is a  free Support Line – call 0800 090 2309, where you can talk to a support nurse or trained member of staff

You can also email

or contact Marie Curie on web chat.

You can find more information here: Marie Curie Support Coronavirus

  • wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
  • always wash your hands when you get home or into work
  • use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • put used tissues in the bin straight away and wash your hands afterwards
  • try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell
  • do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean.

Click on this to download advice for non healthcare settings: COVID-19 Guidance for non healthcare settings


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