Healthcare professionals

Welcome to the Healthcare Professionals Section. This is an information point displaying all end of life and palliative care resource that is accessible for patients, carers and health care professionals. This information not only cover services offered by St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth, but aims to sign-post to other external health care providers who may be able to offer additional care, support and advice.

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Dying Matters is a coalition of members across England and Wales which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.

Guidance for the withdrawal of assisted ventilation at the request of a patient with Motor Neurone Disease. This information is for health and social care professionals and contains sensitive information about withdrawal of treatment at end of life.

Hospice UK is the national charity for hospice care. They champion and support the work of more than 200 member organisations, which provide hospice care across the UK, so that they can deliver the highest quality of care to people with terminal or life-limiting conditions, and support their families.

Livewell Southwest. Intergrated health and social care for Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon.

Marie Curie offers a range of services across the UK for people living with a terminal illness and their families. Here’s where you can find out more about these services and how you can gain access to them for your patients.

The website of NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group, more commonly known as NHS NEW Devon CCG.

Official website for Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust incorporating Derriford and Mount Wise hospitals.

The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) is the umbrella charity for all those involved in palliative, end of life and hospice care in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Use the following links to access our Easy Read documents for Future Care Plans, Support Staff Guidance and Feedback Form.

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