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Self-referrals

Self-referrals can be made by patients, carers, families or loved ones.

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Referrals in our catchment area


We aim to make it as simple as possible for someone to make a self-referral. Self-referrals can be made by an individual, their family, carer or loved one.


We welcome self-referrals for people any stage of their illness, so we can support them and their families and friends for as long as possible. We support adults living in our catchment area.


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Self-referral FAQs

Who can make a self-referral?

You can refer yourself as a patient or a family member, carer or loved one can make a referral on behalf of someone else. 

Which services are available for referrals?

Referrals can be made to any of our services and they are reviewed by a multi-disciplinary team on a daily basis.  See our services.

What can I do if there is an emergency?

In an emergency you can call our Referrals Hub on 01708 758606 or the crisis support line on 01708 758643.

What happens after I have made my referral?

We will contact the referred person once initial assessment of the completed referral form takes place.


If you need any advice or would like to discuss an individual's case before referral or if your referral is urgent, you can call our Referrals and Admissions Coordinator on 01708 758606 or the crisis support line on 01708 758643.

Is hospice care only for people with cancer?

No, hospice care (palliative care and end of life care) can benefit people who have been diagnosed with any illness that may shorten life.


Palliative care can also benefit their families and friends.

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