Meet the palliative care team
Our palliative care service is managed by a team of consultants and nurses.
All members of our palliative care team have specialist training and experience in caring for patients who have an illness which may not be curable, people with advanced disease and patients at the end of their life. Our team will discuss any decisions or plans for your care with you and your family. They will be able to answer any questions you have about the benefits and risks of your care options. The team also acts as an advisory service to the medical team who is looking after you.
Key roles within the palliative care team are
A palliative care nurse specialist is the main contact for palliative care and may become your key worker. The key worker is the person who will be your point of contact during your illness.
A palliative medicine consultant is a specialist in pain and symptom control, and provides guidance to the palliative care team about your care plan.
There are other healthcare professionals who work closely with the palliative care team, such as dietitians, occupational therapists, psychologists or chaplains. They can offer a range of practical, emotional and spiritual support. If you would like to be referred to any of them, please mention this to your nurse specialist.
Lead palliative medicine consultant
Palliative medicine consultants
Senior palliative care nurse specialists
Palliative care nurse specialists
Palliative care team administrators
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