Location: The Macmillan Woodlands centre
Contact us: 01480 416103
We operate a 7 day face to face service
Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm
Weekends & bank holidays, 9am-5pm
The Hinchingbrooke Specialist Palliative Care Team
Consists of 2 Palliative care Consultants and a team of 12 hospital and community based specialist palliative care nurses, who provide high quality and effective specialist palliative care to in-patients of Hinchingbrooke Hospital and residents of the Huntingdonshire area.
The team sees patients for individualised symptom control, complex psychosocial care, liaison with other palliative care services and end of life care for patients with life limiting disease.
We work in partnership with the referring health care professionals and the multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality care but does not take over the patient’s care completely.
In the hospital staff visit patients on the wards and provide a weekly outpatient clinic.
Patients who need community palliative care at home are then referred to the community palliative care team once discharged from the hospital, for ongoing support.
We work closely with our local hospices: