Specialist Palliative Care - NHFT

Type of service:
Health Services
Address:
c/o Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, St Mary’s Hospital, London Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN15 7PW
Telephone number:
0800 917 8504
Email address:
Service description:
NHFT's Specialist Palliative Care (SPC) Team provides specialist support and advice to adults who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness (and are considered to be within the last 12 months of life). There are a number of different services that work together to provide specialist physical, psychological, and spiritual care to both patients and their families / carers. Patients are cared for in their homes through community teams, or in hospice inpatient units.

   •  Cransley Hospice (North)
     A nine-bedded adult inpatient unit at St Mary's Hospital in Kettering.
     -  Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Service - St Mary's Hospital
   •  -  Registered nurses with specialist knowledge and qualifications in cancer and palliative care.
     -  Palliative Therapy Team - Cransley Hospice
   •  -  A team made up of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and the Palliative Neurology team.
     -  SPC Consultant Outpatients - Cransley Hospice
   •  -  Consultants support the management of physical, psychological, and emotional symptoms.

   •  Cynthia Spencer Hospice (South)
     Provides inpatient care and outpatient services in Northampton.
     -  Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Service - Cynthia Spencer Hospice
   •  -  Registered nurses with specialist knowledge and qualifications in cancer and palliative care.
     -  Palliative Care Lymphoedema - Cynthia Spencer Hospice
   •  -  Lymphoedema nurses provide support and advice to patients to help them to manage their condition.
     -  Palliative Therapy Team - Cynthia Spencer Hospice
   •  -  A team made up of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and the Palliative Neurology team.
     -  SPC Consultant Outpatients - Cynthia Spencer Hospice
   •  -  Consultants support the management of physical, psychological, and emotional symptoms.

   •  Hospice at Home (Countywide)
     Helps patients who wish to remain in the comfort of their own home.

   •  Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Service - Danetre Hospital (Daventry)
     Registered nurses with specialist knowledge and qualifications in cancer and palliative care.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
18 years - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • Health
Referral route:
  • G.P or health referral
Last updated on:
05/12/2018
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