Specialist Palliative Care

Specialist Palliative Care consists of a Multiprofessional Team who provide specialist advice to Medical & Surgical teams who have patients with advanced chronic illnesses. While this service does not have dedicated palliative beds within the Trust the Team link closely with both the Marie Curie Centre and the Northern Ireland Hospice.

Cancer, Nephrology, Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine as well as other services treating long term chronic illnesses would all link with the Specialist Palliative Care team.


There are specialist Palliative Care Teams located in:

How to access the Service

While there will be some direct referrals from GP’s, the majority of patients will be referred from Consultants dealing with long term chronic illness.