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How you can help

There are many ways you can show your support for our charity. If you would like to get involved please scroll down for a selection of ideas.


Did you know that when you shop online you could be raising free donations for our charity?

Light Up The Sky

How will you remember a loved one? 


If you would like to donate to Macmillan Caring Locally, we have made it really easy for you.

Standing order

Make a difference by setting up a standing order, it's so easy to do ...

Collection boxes

Would you like one of our collection boxes at home or in your place of work?

Leave a legacy

If you plan to make a will, or amend your existing will, it is advisable to seek legal advice and...

Take on a challenge

Do you fancy running a Marathon, making a parachute Jump or climbing Mount Kilimanjaro?

Online fundraising page

It is free and very easy to create a personal fundraising page online with Just Giving

Give a car

Do you own a banger that’s merely gathering dust in the garage? You could turn it £££s for us...

Unity Lottery

Join the Macmillan Caring Locally Unity Lottery for a chance to win up to £25,000 ....

Pay for a Day

Help us care for our patients at the Macmillan Unit and in the community by paying for 24 hours of..


ebay for Charity is an easy way for buyers and sellers on to support Macmillan Caring....

Charity stall

We are looking for donated items for our charity stall in the Christchurch Emporium ...

Donate by text

If you would like to donate to Brick by Brick, our capital appeal to build our new hospice

Recycle your ink cartridges

Recycle your ink cartridges to raise funds for our charity

List of pharmacies 

 Pharmacy name and address

Phone Number

100 hour pharmacy


Asda Pharmacy

St Pauls Road, Bournemouth,BH8 8DL

01202 298900


Bournemouth East

Castle Lane Pharmacy
482 Castle Lane West Bournemouth, BH8 9UD

01202 772110


Bournemouth West

Ferndown Pharmacy
487 Ringwood Road, Ferndown, BH22 9AG

01202 892666


East Dorset

Tesco Extra Pharmacy
Yarrow Road, Mannings Heath Poole, BH12 4NX

01202 457447 or 01202 367447



Asda Pharmacy
West Quay Road, Poole, BH15 1JQ

01202 207000


Poole Central

Equipment – Is useful for wheelchairs and other equipment

Guide for people nearing end stage of life :

Brief Drugs List for GPs



Morphine sulphate 2.5-5mg SC PRN (10mg in 1ml injection)

(alternative if taking PO or eGFR<30 – Oxycodone 1 – 2.5mg SC PRN (10mg in 1ml injection))

[Please take background opioid into account when prescribing doses for anticipatories]


Midazolam 2.5-5mg SC PRN (10mg in 2ml injection)


Glycopyrronium 200mcg SC PRN (600mcg in 3ml injection)

(alternative for secretions: Hyoscine Butylbromide 20mg/ml injection)

Nausea :

Levomepromazine 6.25mg SC PRN (25mg in 1ml injection)

(alternative for nausea: Haloperidol 1.5mg SC PRN (5mg in 1ml injection)

Water for injection

Dexamethasone 3.3mg SC OD-BD (equivalent to 4mg PO) if risk of steroid withdrawal/Addisons during terminal phase.

Day/Time Example Timetable
Monday - AM

9am MMU Ward Hand over; 9:30am Tour of MMU

10m Consultant Ward Round, MMU

Monday - PM

12pm Ward Nurses - syringe driver administration (treatment room)

1:30 Nursing Handover – MMU (ward office)

MMU – Admission Assessment(s) with ward doctor

Tuesday - AM

9am Ward Hand over

9:20am Referrals Meeting on MMU

10am Community visiting with Specialist Nurse

Tuesday - PM

12:30 Journal Club – MMU (doctors office)

2pm Introduction to Patient and Family Support Team

3pm Introduction to Welfare and benefits Advisor

Wednesday - AM

9am Ward Hand over

9:20am Referrals Meeting on MMU

10am Consultant ward round - MMU

Wednesday - PM

2pm Doctor/Nurse Home Visit with Specialty Doctor

Thursday - AM

9:15am Multi-Disciplinary Team Meeting on MMU

Thursday - PM

2pm Introduction to Palliative Rehabilitation with Physiotherapist

3pm Introduction to Complex Discharge Planning in terminal illness

Friday - AM

Hospital Palliative Care Team Ward Visits

Friday - PM

2pm Introduction to Personalised Care Plan for the Last Days of Life with End of Life Care Nurse

4pm Debrief / sign off