St Luke’s Hospital Palliative Care Team operates in Derriford Hospital and contributes to the physical, psychological and emotional care of patients and their families who suffer progressive disease and limited prognosis with moderate to severe complexity of needs.
The care is provided by a multidisciplinary team with recognised training in Palliative Care or specifically related areas. Provision of such care is not determined by diagnosis, but by the impact of the illness on the patients overall quality of life. St Luke’s Hospital Service is also committed to the education of fellow health professionals in General Palliative Care and related areas, and to active staff support in difficult or distressing clinical situations.
Role of Service
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