Service changes and visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.

 

Visiting

Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.

You can read some general  NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

John Eastwood Hospice

John Eastwood Hospice is a purpose built, 12 bedded specialist palliative care unit providing support. The Hospice is part of the Mid Notts ‘End of Life Care Together’ delivery model serving the population of Mid Nottinghamshire.

Further information is available on the John Eastwood Hospice website.

Accessing Palliative and End of Life Services

The End of Life Care Together service for Mid-Nottinghamshire provides:

  • Clinical triage, assessment and coordination of patient and carer needs
  • Hospice at Home services, including a dedicated nursing service to provide care in the home through the night and during the day dependent on the Patient or Carers needs (provided by Beaumond House Community Hospice and Notts Hospice)
  • Community Hospice beds, at Beaumond House Community Hospice
  • Specialist Palliative Care inpatient services at John Eastwood Hospice
  • Hospital in reach in partnership Sherwood Forest Hospital NHS Trust
  • Outreach by Specialist Palliative Nurses by John Eastwood Hospice and Primary Integrated Community Services Ltd, to support patients and carers in their home
  • Day Hospice from Beaumond House Community Hospice and through the Living Well Centre at John Eastwood Hospice
  • Bereavement services, Clinical Psychology services and access to carers support services and groups

 

Referrals

All referrals can be made via a single point of referral - Call for Care 01623 781899 option 2,

Referrals can be made during working hours 7 day a week service. Clinical advice is available via this same number 24hrs each day.

 

Contact details

Head of Service for Specialist Palliative Care
Robert Smith
Tel 01623 622626
Email: robert.smith4@nottshc.nhs.uk

John Eastwood Hospice
Mansfield Road
Sutton in Ashfield
NG17 4HJ

South Nottinghamshire Community Macmillan Team

The South Nottinghamshire Community Macmillan Team aim to provide holistic specialist end of life care for patients with a non-curable diagnosis. We work closely with your GP to offer specialist symptom control, advanced care planning and psychological support to patients and their families in a variety of community settings.

We provide educational courses for non-qualified and qualified health care professionals focusing on end of life care, advanced communication skills and physical examination skills.

Our team work closely with Nottinghamshire Hospice and Hayward House who provide day therapy and in-patient care to support our patients and families throughout their illness.

This service is available to people over 18 years of age, thought to be in their last year of life with a Nottinghamshire County GP.

 

Accessing our Services

Referrals can be made by GP, district nurse, clinical nurse specialist or health professional within the acute hospital trusts. 

This referral can be made to the Adult Community Hub by contacting the following number: 0300 083 0100.

 

Service Opening Times

Our Community Macmillan Team work Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm. If you require support out of hours, please contact your local District Nursing Team on the following number: 0115 9133000.

 

Contact Us

The Adult Community Hub will direct your call to the relevant Macmillan Nurse for your area, therefore please contact 0300 083 0100.

 

Areas we cover

  • Rushcliffe
  • Nottingham West
  • Nottingham North & East

 

Single Point of Access Adult Community Hub

0300 083 0100

 

You can be referred by:

Health Care Professionals

 

 

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