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Our Services

St Benedict’s Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care

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 Sunderland include:

  • St Benedict’s Hospice inpatient unit
  • Hospice Day care services (Monday-Friday)
  • 24 Hour Advice Line
  • Specialist Nursing Service – hospital, community and care homes (Monday-Friday)
  • Lymphoedema Service (Monday-Friday)
  • Consultant Outpatient Clinics
  • Domiciliary / Community Visits (Consultant) as required
  • Out of Hours Palliative Care Nursing Service (daily from 4pm-9.15am)
  • Multidisciplinary team including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, chaplaincy, clinical pharmacist, complementary therapists and access to medical social workers.

The team is also complemented by volunteers.

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Where is the service provided from

St Benedict's Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care
St Benedict’s Way
Sunderland
SR2 ONY

Telephone: (0191) 5128400

 

Locations for St Benedict’s Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care in Sunderland:

St Benedict's Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care, Sunderland, (0191) 5128400