How to refer

Who can be referred?

Healthcare Professionals may refer any patient to the Hospice with a life limiting illness (e.g. Cancer, COPD, Heart Failure, Motor Neurone Disease, Dementia).

Patients can also be referred to our Outpatient Department for Chronic Pain Management either relating to a life limiting illness or other conditions.

Referrals are accepted for patients residing in the Tameside and Glossop area.

Who can Refer?

Any Healthcare Professional such as: GPs, Macmillan Nurses, Hospital Teams and Professionals, District Nurses, Long Term Condition Teams.

What can patients be referred for?

Services provided at the Hospice are:

How are referrals accepted?

Each referral is assessed individually and discussed at our regular morning meetings (Monday – Friday), where the hospice team will decide which referrals are more appropriate to which service.

All referrals should be emailed to referrals.wwh@nhs.net or faxed to 0161 330 1144

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