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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) if you’re affected by terminal illness

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    Clare

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    Edited by Clare 6 months ago

    Hi All,

     

    We understand that caring for someone who is living with terminal illness may mean that you are worried about either them or you getting Coronavirus (Covid-19) and so we wanted to share some information that you may find helpful - https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support/coronavirus

     

    If you would like to talk about any of this further or need a listening ear, we are available here on the community, via online chat  - www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support/marie-curie-support-line/using-online-chat or over the phone on Freephone, 0800 090 2309.


    Take care,


    Clare – Support Line Team  

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  • Margaret200

    Hi. First time on here. Just wanted to share with someone that I have been caring for a friend for 18 months with cancer. Hes now terminal with weeks to live and the hospital has stopped all visiting. Im his nominated NoK - I understand why but its so heartbreaking. He can’t talk, or use IT, so only way to communicate is letter. Its breaking me up right now. Sorry.

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  • Kirstyn

    Hello Margaret, thank you for joining our Online Community. 

    We're sorry to read about all you and your friend are going through. People often share that they find it helpful to talk about what they are experiencing. That is what we are here for, we are here to offer you emotional support and a listening ear whenever you need us.

    Please don't apologise for how you are feeling, its understandable with all you are currently going through. If you would like to talk about any of this further, we are available here on the community, via online chat  - www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support/marie-curie-support-line/using-online-chat or over the phone on Freephone, 0800 090 2309.

    We hope that other will see your post and share their experiences will you also.

     

    Take care

    Kirstyn - Support Line Officer

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  • Margaret200

    👍 - thanks for your thoughts - can’t talk right now, but appreciate the response ❤️

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  • Kirstyn

    Hello Margaret, 

    there is no rush, you do this in your own time. 

    We are here when you are ready. 

    💛


    Take Care


    Kirstyn - Support Line Officer

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