St Peter's Hospice Medical Team

Service description

Members of the specialist medical team are available for home visits or out-patient assessments to review patients with complex medical management needs that are unlikely to be met through a hospice Community Nurse Specialist assessment.  

Referral criteria

  • Patients who meet our hospice referral criteria.
  • Patient has been recently assessed by the GP, Senior Hospital Specialist, member of the hospital palliative care team or current Hospice team.
  • Patient requires input from a senior medic in Palliative Medicine due the complexity of their problems, which may include medical, ethical or communication issues.

Referral process

  • To refer a patient already known to a Hospice service, contact the relevant Hospice team or call to discuss with a senior medic via the 24 hour clinical advice line, 0117 915 9430.
  • To refer a patient not already known to the Hospice, a generic referral form should be completed

A Hospice doctor

Referral Forms

Here you can access our general referral form and the Hospice at Home Referral Form. Download via the links below.