Healthcare Professionals

We are committed to providing care to anyone on the Island living with a condition that is terminal or life limiting. If you are a healthcare professional who would like to refer a patient, please review our referral criteria below and complete a referral form.

Choosing the right service for your patient:

Below is a breakdown of our services to help you to choose which would be most suitable for your referral:

  • The In-Patient Unit
  • Palliative Care CNS
  • Scholl Wellbeing Centre Day Therapy
  • Social Worker
  • Fatigue & Breathlessness Programme
  • Complementary Therapy
  • Psychological Support
  • Medical Outpatient Clinic

 

How to refer a patient

We are committed to providing care to anyone on the Island living with a condition that is terminal or life limiting.

Referral criteria

For access to services a person should fulfil the three criteria below:

  • The patient has specialist palliative care needs
  • The patient has active and progressive disease
  • The needs of the patient can be met by the services provided by Hospice and that Hospice is the most appropriate agency to provide these services
Who can refer?

If you are any of the following then you can make a referral:

  • General Practitioner
  • Hospital Consultant /Medical team
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist includes OPAS Nurses
  • Senior Allied Health Professionals
  • District Nursing Team Leaders/ Long Term Conditions Co-ordinators
How to refer:

You can make a referral by completing a referral form. All referrals for lymphoedema management must be completed on the cancer related lymphoedema referral form. We will endeavour to respond to the referrer as soon as possible. This may include advice to the referrer and/or the offer of an assessment visit to the patient if appropriate.

Discharge

Discharge from the service follows negotiation with the patient, patient’s family, and other professional carers.

To read our full discharge policy, click here.

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