Specialist Community Palliative Care Clinic

The clinic specialises in the outpatient management of people referred to the Specialist Community Palliative Care Service.  People referred to the clinic will have been diagnosed with a life limiting illness.  This may be cancer or another illness such as advanced lung or kidney disease.  Our staff have knowledge, expertise and experience in providing complex care which focusses on enhancing quality of life for the person and supporting their family and carers.

The clinic team may include:

  • Palliative Care Doctors
  • Specialist Palliative Care Nurses
  • Pharmacist
  • Social Worker

The clinic service may include:

  • Comprehensive assessment by our team
  • Management of symptoms
  • Information about, and referral to other services e.g. Community Health Nurses
  • Development of a plan of care
  • Medication review

Referral to the clinic is via the Specialist Community Palliative Care Service.