Why did Marie Curie do charity?

Founded 4 February 1948
Registration no. England and Wales: 207994

Why was Marie Curie charity founded?

Marie Curie pioneered new ways of providing care for terminally ill people, helping them to stay at home until the end of their lives. Working closely with the NHS, local independent hospices and other charities, we developed services designed around people’s needs.

What is the purpose of Marie Curie?

Marie Curie’s aims are to work collaboratively with primary and secondary care clinicians to enable patients with specialist palliative care needs to maintain their identity and independence, whilst also supporting their family, friends and carers’ during the changing phases of their illness.

Who started Marie Curie charity?

Is Marie Curie charity worldwide?

Marie Curie provides the largest number of hospice beds outside the National Health Service.

Marie Curie (charity)

Founded 4 February 1948
Area served United Kingdom
Revenue £156.2 million (2016)
Employees 4,314 (2016)
Volunteers 11,000 (2016)

Is Marie Curie a good charity?

We have been providing care and support for people with a terminal illness for more than 70 years – we were founded in 1948, the same year as the NHS. As well as the people we care for and their families, our thousands of supporters place huge trust in us, as one of the UK’s largest and best-known charities.

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