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Palliative care

The service accepts referrals for patients who have moderate to complex needs. Contact with the service may vary from a single visit to a period of ongoing support, whilst patients are in hospital or at home.

The service is made up of an integrated team of hospital and community-based specialists who cover all wards and departments within the hospital and patients in their own homes throughout the Walsall Metropolitan area. All are registered professionals with additional training in this specialist field. Typical specialisms include:

  • palliative care clinical nurse specialists
  • specialist occupational therapists
  • specialist palliative care consultants
  • hospital consultants
  • ward nurses
  • GP’s
  • ward occupational therapists and physiotherapists
  • Social Services
  • Integrated Discharge Team
  • Community nurses
  • Community Specialist Therapy Team

Who to contact

Telephone
01922 721172 ext 7111/7324
E-mail
acute.palliativecareteam@nhs.net
Website
www.walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk/palliative-care

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
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