Professionals

We are here to help and support you. Please see below for referral information and additional service we offer.

Make a referral

Specialist Palliative Care Referral Form

For submission of a completed referral form: stwh.spcreferrals@nhs.net

Bereavement support referral

The Seahorse Project

Urgent referrals

For urgent referrals, we will do our best to meet the need within one working day, but please call us to highlight that an urgent referral has been emailed or faxed.

Contact us to discuss refering a patient
01323 434200

For submission of a completed referral form
Email: stwh.spcreferrals@nhs.net

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Professional Placements

We offer two-day training, three times a year, for medical students from the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, who come to study palliative care.

We host a day’s training six times a year for medical students from St George’s University in London, and paramedic students from Brighton and London.

We offer work shadowing opportunities to doctors, and health and social care staff working in the community.

Learning and Development

Our education programme is designed to meet the needs of staff working in community health and social care settings.

We have training facilities on-site and a team of experienced trainers who are palliative care specialists. Courses can be booked by selecting the course below and filling in our booking form.

We can also offer bespoke training courses to meet your specific need

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Staff development

We pride ourselves on delivering specialist care to our patients and their families. We are also passionate about influencing end of life care in all settings.

Throughout the year education and training sessions are delivered on topics relevant to staff. Clinical staff complete mandatory training, which includes updating and refreshing clinical skills. This is supported by online learning and a range of training events relevant to delivering safe and effective clinical care.

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