The Out of Hours Specialist Palliative Care Team consists of qualified nurses who work closely with all of the services at St Benedict’s Hospice providing care in your own home.
The team are available from 5pm until 8.30am every night and all day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays. They provide support, nursing care and symptom management to patients with palliative and end of life care needs. For advice and support they can be contacted on 07798 925128 or a home visit can be arranged in advance by the district nurse. The team aim to respond to any unplanned need or crisis within the hour.
The team liaise with the District Nurse, GP, Specialist Nurse or any other health professional involved in the patient’s care to ensure the best and safest care possible is received.
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We offer a range of services which provide support for patients 24 hours a day.
We offer a range of education and training opportunities to NHS and non-NHS staff.
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St Benedict’s Hospice has provided specialist palliative care to the people of Sunderland and surrounding districts since 1984.
St. Benedict’s Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care
St. Benedict’s Way
Sunderland, SR2 0NY
Tel: (0191) 5128400
Registered Charity No 1019410