Working with professionals
Together we can ensure the best for your patients
If you are in doubt about an End of Life or Palliative Care issue (for patients whose GP is based in West Suffolk and Thetford) please contact the GP or ‘GP on call’ initially but if the dilemma persists do call the Hospice’s Telephone Advice Line on 01284 766133.
For information regarding safeguarding at the Hospice, please click here.
Interactive Map of Palliative Care Pharmacies
To support timely access to palliative care medicines during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic PrescQIPP have developed an interactive Map of all the Palliative Care Pharmacy sites currently available in the East of England.
Please remember to phone your preferred dispensing site before sending the script to ensure the medication you are requesting on prescription is available and can be dispensed urgently to support timely patient care.
Please click the link to access the Palliative care pharmacies across the region
Referrals are processed by the Referrals Office (open 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday), and are accepted from any healthcare professional or from patients and families.
Advice and support for you
We are here to support you if you are in doubt about an End of Life or Palliative Care issue for patients whose GP is based in West Suffolk and Thetford.
Support groups and advice
We've so many opportunities for your patients
Explore groups and activities for your patients
Who are they for and where do they happen?
- Some are open door, others require a referral to the Hospice.
- We have groups for people with an illness and sessions for carers and bereaved adults and children
- They happen at the Hospice building in Bury St Edmunds, as well as offering groups at The Burton Centre in Haverhill. Also, we have a growing number of support sessions around the West Suffolk and Thetford area.