Who can refer?
We accept referrals from General Practitioners, Consultants, or other healthcare professionals in consultation with a patient’s Doctor.
Adult patients from Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland and Gateshead can be referred to us.
Our core palliative services include: an inpatient service, day hospice, outpatient consultant clinics, complementary therapy, ‘Positive Steps’, cognitive behavioural therapy, acupuncture, hypnotherapy and lymphoedema management.
We also provide a Lymphoedema Service to non-palliative care patients.
How to refer
Referrals can be made by telephone, fax, post or email.
Emergency referrals onto our inpatient unit will be discussed by the Nurse-in-Charge and senior member of our medical team and a decision communicated back to the referrer within one hour.
For telephone referrals, please call 0191 285 0063.
Telephone referrals will normally be received by the Medical Secretaries.
St Oswald’s Hospice
Newcastle upon Tyne