Hospice Specialist Palliative Care Nurses work in the community. They complete education courses which qualify them as nurse specialists in palliative care. The service is available 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. They provide advice and support to patients, family and healthcare professionals.
Following a referral, the Hospice Specialist Palliative Care Nurse will contact the patient to arrange a home visit.
The specialist nurse will aim to: