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The Team

Our team is made up of a range of health and social care professionals working together to provide services to meet your individual needs. This includes Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Chaplain, Pharmacist, Psychologist, Complementary Therapist, Art Psychotherapist, Social Worker, Bereavement Counsellor and a Hairdresser. All of the above are supported by the administration and ancillary teams, and volunteers.

Services within St Benedict’s Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care include:

  • In-patient unit (14 beds)
  • Day services including a range of therapies
  • 24 hour advice line 
  • Specialist palliative care nursing service 
  • Lymphoedema service
  • Out-patient clinics (Consultant and nurse practitioner)
  • Medical community visits (Consultant)
  • Out of Hours palliative care nursing service
  • Education