Services Overview

Locality: Eastbourne, Polegate, Pevensey, Seaford, Hailsham, Heathfield, Uckfield, Buxted and everywhere in between.

Name of service provider: St Wilfrid’s Hospice

Address: 1 Broadwater Way, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 9PZ
Telephone: 01323 434200
Fax: 01323 640409
Website: www.stwhospice.org
Emergency out of hours on call number: 01323 434200

Services:

  • 20 In-patient beds
  • Hospice at Home service 7 days a week
  • Respite Bed managed in Inpatient Unit
  • Nurse led day services
  • Medical assessments – domiciliary and outpatient
  • Complementary therapies (inpatient, outpatient and domiciliary)
  • Physiotherapy
  • Chaplaincy/spiritual care
  • Bereavement service
  • Education centre

Please note: the Community Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist team have now been incorporated into our hospice nursing team, providing services in our community under our hospice's management. They will now be called St Wilfrid’s Hospice Community Palliative Care Nurse Specialists.

Patient Group: Any adult with a life-limiting illness.

Delivery of care: Is based on assessed symptom need whether it is physical, psychological or social.

Catchment area: The area surrounding Eastbourne extending to Seaford in the west, Pevensey in the East and Uckfield to the North

MDT Meeting frequency: Weekly for all services (In Patient Unit, Day Therapy and Hospice at Home)

Referral criteria: We accept written / faxed referral from any Health Professional involved in patient care, Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialists; Hospital Doctors and Cancer MDT meetings, GPs and District Nurses. Out of area referrals for in-patient stay are also considered when there is a clear identified need. You can download referral forms and information by clicking here.

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