Your GP will be able to provide you with details of end of life care (often called ‘palliative care’) schemes for people who have a terminal illness or a life threatening condition.
National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC)
Telephone 0207 697 1520
Tel: 0207 520 8200 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
www.hospiceuk.org includes an online search facility for local hospice or palliative care.
Paul Sartori Foundation offer specialised and supportive care and advice for those living with a life threatening illness. Care can be provided directly into the patient’s homes. They also help the relatives and immediate carers close to the patient during the illness and through the bereavement period.
The Hospice at Home service is available 365 days of the year and operates a 24/7 on-call service. The team is able to offer more people the choice to stay at home during the final stages of a terminal illness
Paul Sartori Foundation, 31 Haven Road, Haverfordwest, SA61 1UD
Tel: 01437 763223. The answerphone message on this number includes a 24 hour mobile phone number for urgent queries about the home nursing service.
Macmillan Cancer Support offer advice and support if you’ve been diagnosed with cancer. The website includes a search facility for local support groups, and a Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service is based in Withybush Hospital. Tel: 01437 773859 email: Anthony.Lorton@wales.nhs.uk
Marie Curie Information and Support - www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support
Marie Curie Support Line
0800 090 2309 (Mon-Fri, 8am–6pm, Sat, 11am-5pm)