Make a referral

We work closely with the NHS and other organisations to enable referrers to send clinical information for referrals electronically. Please check with your organisation to see if you are able to use these systems. If not, please download our Specialist Palliative Care Referral Form and email it to us, using our secure NHS email. Thank you.

Make a referral

Specialist Palliative Care Referral Form

The Specialist Palliative Care Team (SPCT), is a group of health care professionals who provide specialised care and support to patients with life-limiting illness and their families in their own home, alternative care settings and the hospice Inpatient Unit. They work collaboratively to address the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of patients, aiming to improve their quality of life and provide comfort and dignity during the end of life stage. The team also works closely with primary care providers and other health care professionals to ensure a comprehensive and coordinated approach to care.

If the patient is in receipt of holistic care and support from the primary care team and symptoms are stable, it may not be appropriate for the SPCT to offer specialised support. Before making a referral please take a look at our referral criteria document (below) for guidance. 

For submission of a completed referral form:

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 referring a patient
01323 434200

For submission of a completed referral form

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