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Palliative Care is the care for people who are near to the end of their lives.

The Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool is researching new and better ways to treat patients with cancer towards the end of their lives.

Who we are

The Marie curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool (MCPCIL) was established in 2004. It is a partnership between the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, the University of Liverpool, and national charity, Marie Curie.

What we do

The vision of the Institute is that all people experience a pain free and dignified death, supported by the very best clinical and compassionate care.

The Institute has a multi-professional profile and is under the clinical and academic leadership of Professor John Ellershaw, Professor of Palliative Medicine at the University of Liverpool and Palliative and End of Life Care Department Clinical Lead at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Its work is delivered through three divisions: Research and Development, Service Innovation and Improvement, and Learning and Teaching.

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Being referred to us

The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a centre for world-leading research and service innovation, delivered through the Trust's partnership in the Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, along with the University of Liverpool and the national charity Marie Curie.

This means that patients benefit from the latest research based innovative and compassionate care whilst also having the opportunity to take part in research that improves care for the future, leaving a legacy for the benefit of future patients as innovations and learning are shared in the UK and globally.

More information

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The team

Deborah Murphy- Palliative and End of Life Care Department Manager, Department QualityGovernance lead, Associate Director MCPCIL

John Ellershaw - Professor of Palliative Medicine, Palliative and End of Life Care Department Clinical Lead, Director MCPCIL

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How to contact us

Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool
Cancer Research Centre
University of Liverpool
200 London Road
Liverpool L3 9TA

Tel: +44 (0)151 794 8806
Email the Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute here

Where we are

Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool
Cancer Research Centre
University of Liverpool
200 London Road
Liverpool L3 9TA

Facts

Patients in Liverpool are benefitting from an innovative and ground-breaking new Academic Palliative Care Unit at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, which officially opened on Thursday 16th June 2016.