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Our Services

South Tyneside Specialist Palliative Care Service

Specialist Palliative Care is the advice and support provided by a team specifically trained to care for people whose illness cannot be cured and may need more specialist help. Reasons for this may include:-

  • the assessment and management of difficult symptoms
  • help and support with emotional/ psychological and spiritual distress
  • advice on social and practical issues
  • information about your treatment and care

Specialist Palliative Care services in South Tyneside include:

  • Specialist Nursing Service – hospital, community and care homes (Monday-Friday)
  • Domiciliary / Community Visits (Consultant) as required
  • Out of Hours Palliative Care Nursing Service (daily from 5pm-1am)

Where is the service provided from

The Specialist Palliative Care Nurses work from:

Primrose Hill
Jarrow
NE32 5HA
Telephone (0191) 4516396

South Tyneside Hospital
Telephone (0191) 4041000

The Out of Hours Palliative Care Nursing Service work from:

Palmer Community Hospital Jarrow
Telephone (0191) 4028171

Locations for South Tyneside Specialist Palliative Care Service in South Tyneside:

Primrose Hill, Jarrow, (0191) 4516396