We offer dedicated specialist palliative care advice for health and social care professionals working within care settings.
This service will provide you with timely, specialist advice from skilled palliative care nurses and clinicians, which will enable you to improve the experience of dying for a patient and for you to feel supported through this difficult time.
Who we are
Princess Alice Hospice has a national reputation for providing palliative and end of life care. We are currently rated as outstanding by the CQC in all 5 inspection domains; Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsive and Well-led. Our latest report is here.
We are also a recognised centre for providing an excellent standard of palliative care education both nationally and internationally.
We understand the needs of our local community and have the knowledge and expertise to support other health and social care professionals caring for people with palliative care needs and at the end of life.
Our nurses and clinicians have a wealth of experience caring for people with a terminal diagnosis and multiple co-morbidities.
What help and advice we can offer
We are here to offer advice on a wide range of areas such as symptom management, psychological and practical support, future planning of care including Advance Care Planning, difficult conversations, carer support and guidance on what to do after a death.
We are happy to discuss potential referrals to our hospice services, should you be unsure whether this is appropriate.
How we can help
We are able to respond to your queries between 9am and 6pm 7 days a week. Out of these hours you are still able to leave an email or message and we will respond as soon as we can during our next working hours.
Give us a call anytime from 9am – 6pm
Send us an email and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can
Frequently Asked Questions
Who will answer my call?
Who is funding the service?
How can I make a referral?
Are there any other services that I can refer patients/carers to?
Can you provide personal care and support for patients at home?
Can we contact you in an emergency?
How can you provide Wellbeing sessions as households are isolating?
Where can I find information on support for people living with life limiting illness who want to live as fully and independently as possible?
Your views are important to us and we welcome your comments and suggestions. They help us to know what we are doing well and where we can do better.
Please feel free to email us at email@example.com to let us know what you think, or you can fill out our online survey via the link below.