16. Palliative Care

First line drugs Specialist drugs Secondary Care drugs
Recommended in both primary and secondary care Where a specialist input is needed (see introduction for definition) Prescribing principally within secondary care only

For further clinical information (including use of syringe drivers) please click on link below. See below contact list for Just In Case Community and RUH information  


Contact Details

Name Telephone Number
DOROTHY HOUSE HOSPICE Office hours (8.30am-5pm) 01225 722988
24 hour Advice Line & Inpatient Unit 01225 722999
Hospice at Home Service 01225 722921
Education Centre 01225 721470
Fax Number 01225 722907
Royal United Hospital (RUH) 01225 428331
Palliative Care Team Office 01225 825567
Palliative Care Team Co-ordinator 01225 825749
Palliative Care Nurse Specialists Bleeps 7529, 7615
RUH Oncology Services  
Acute Oncology Office 01225 826362
Acute Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist Bleep 7159
On Call Acute Oncology Consultant Contact via RUH Switchboard
William Budd Ward 01225 825093/5092
Chemotherapy Suite 01225 825984
William Budd Day Unit 01225 824132
Satellite Pharmacy (chemo drug enquiries) 01225 825627
Oncology Outpatient Reception 01225 825097

Last updated by: Karen Hawkins on 24-05-2018 14:31