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Hospital Specialist Palliative Care Team

The Hospital Specialist Palliative Care Team consists of Hospice Consultants, Dr Morris and Dr Anderson as well as Specialist Palliative Care Nurse Mandy Close.

A recent addition to services at the Southern Area Hospice has been the introduction of the specialist palliative care nursing role, based in Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry.

The Specialist Palliative Care Nurse, Mandy Close is available on the ward at Daisy Hill Hospital, Monday—Friday, 9am-5pm. Alternatively telephone Mandy on 07754444726 and leave a message.

The role of the Specialist Palliative Care Nurse is to:

  • Give advice and support on symptoms that may be of most concern to you.
  • Provide the opportunity for you to discuss physical, emotional and social needs.
  • Offer advice and support for your family and/or carers including financial matters.
  • Work closely with members of the Hospital team that are involved in your care.
  • Liaise and work closely with your GP, District nurse, Macmillan Nurses and Hospice Staff.
  • Provide support for discharge planning.

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