Macmillan Nurse Service - South Nottinghamshire
The Macmillan Nurse Service offers support and advice to any patient with cancer or a life limiting illness. We also support families and carers. We help people in their own home or in a care home.
We work closely with GPs, district nurses, community therapy teams, palliative care consultant, GPs with a special interest in palliative care, Nottinghamshire Hospice, adult social care, and voluntary services to ensure the highest possible quality of individual care is provided.
We can give information about different treatments or medications, financial benefits and emotional support and also offer:
• information following diagnosis of a life limiting illness
• Advance Care Planning
• complex symptom management
• specialist psychological support
• The Macmillan service provides and facilitates the learning of the local workforce, to ensure they have the necessary skills to care and support patients at end of life
This service is offered to adults registered with GPs in Nottingham North & East, Rushcliffe and Nottingham West