Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

NHS - Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialists, Kettering, Wellingborough, Corby, and East Northamptonshire


Type of service:
Health Services
Cransley Hospice,Kettering,Northamptonshire,NN15 7PW
Telephone number:
01536 452004
Email address:
Service description:
Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialists are registered nurses with specialist knowledge, experience, and qualifications in cancer and palliative care. They provide advice and resources to patients together with education and advice to other healthcare professionals.

The team works collaboratively with GPs, district nurses and other health and social care professionals to ensure the needs of patients are met.

Different levels of support are offered, which include telephone advice, one-off assessments, clinics and on-going management. Once an assessment has been made the nurse may refer the patient to other relevant services at the hospice.

Palliative Care Specialist Nurses are trained to help people with cancer and other illnesses, their carers, and families. They provide:

- Information about treatments and side-effects
- An opportunity to discuss problems, feelings and future plans
- Advice on pain and symptom control
Age range:
0 - 0
Opening hours:
Monday 09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00
Thursday 09:00 - 16:00
Friday 09:00 - 16:00
Referral route:
  • Professional Referral
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