Health care professionals involved in the care of a patient with palliative care needs can call our advice line on: 01226 244 244
The advice line is available 24 hour/7 days a week
You can ring for advice in regards any issue relating to palliative care, for example:
The call will be taken by a doctor or nurse on duty, if they are unable to respond to your enquiry they will signpost you to an alternative member of the hospice multi-disciplinary team or occaisionally to another organisation.
- When there is a rapid change in a patients condition
- Advice on pain control and management of other distressing symptoms like nausea and vomiting
- Appropriate medication and compatability of drug combinations
- Advice to help you support family members
All calls to the advice line will be reviewed by the clinical team.
Please be aware that this not an emergency service
Telephone number: 01226 244 244