Speak to your GP or your medical team if you are interested in accessing our services.
Hospice care is provided free of charge and is available to patients aged 18 years and over who have been diagnosed with a progressive life limiting illness.
Healthcare professionals may refer any patient aged 18 or over who has been diagnosed with a progressive life limiting illness and who has consented to a referral being made.
We accept referrals for:
The Hospice operates an equal access policy such that no patient shall be disadvantaged in any aspect of their care as a consequence of cultural, racial, sexual or social characteristics or any form of handicap.
Referrals can be made via SCI Gateway or completing the form below - this will be sent securely to our team for consideration at the daily (Monday to Friday) Multi-disciplinary Team meeting.
Here you will find commonly asked questions from Healthcare Professionals when looking to refer a patient to the Hospice
The Clinical Team will make telephone contact with the patient or their referrer within two working days to assess if suitable for specialist palliative care services and the urgency of the referral.
We will notify you of the proposed plan for assessment.
Patients who require admission to ACCORD Hospice will be triaged and discussed at a multi-disciplinary meeting the next working day.