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Chamber and committees

Marie Curie Services in Edinburgh and Lothian

  • Submitted by: Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 24 October 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-10934

That the Parliament recognises what it sees as the high quality palliative and end of life care that Marie Curie provides in the Lothian region; understands that, during 2022-23, around 8,815 people died in the Lothian region and 90% of them had a palliative care need, and that, across the region, 4,060 visits were made to 672 terminally ill people by the Marie Curie Hospice Care at Home Team; further understands that the Marie Curie Hospice Edinburgh and West Lothian service supported a total of 1,690 patients through inpatient, outpatient, community and day therapies services, and commends all the work done by Marie Curie to provide relief from pain and other symptoms of serious and terminal illness.

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Alasdair Allan, Jackie Baillie, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Jackson Carlaw, Bob Doris, Sharon Dowey, Annabelle Ewing, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Rhoda Grant, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Gordon MacDonald, Ben Macpherson, Liam McArthur, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Ash Regan, Douglas Ross, Alexander Stewart, Kevin Stewart, Paul Sweeney, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle