Specialist Palliative Care - NHFT

Type of service:
Health Services
Address:
c/o Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, St Maryโ€™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.

Registered nurses with specialist knowledge and qualifications in cancer and palliative care.

A team made up of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and the Palliative Neurology team.

Consultants support the management of physical, psychological, and emotional symptoms.

Cynthia Spencer Hospice (South)


Provides inpatient care and outpatient services in Northampton.

Registered nurses with specialist knowledge and qualifications in cancer and palliative care.

Lymphoedema nurses provide support and advice to patients to help them to manage their condition.

A team made up of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and the Palliative Neurology team.

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:
14/06/2019
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