Specialist Support and Palliative Care Team
NHS service that accepts referrals for patients with progressive life-limiting illness with at least one of the following; Pain and symptom management, end of life care for all patients, rapid discharge from hospital, advanced care planning, complex psychological or emotional issues (Patient/Carer). The team operates a 7-day service., Monday to Friday including Saturday, Sundays and Bank Holidays .
Wigan. Team based at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, although we see patients at each of the Trust’s sites
Patients can be referred to the Team by any professional providing patient consent has been obtained. The patient can also self-refer to the service
Last updated 20/07/2021