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Referrals

Referrals

Referrals to the hospice will be accepted from General Practitioners (GPs), hospital and hospice doctors, Community Nurses, Social Workers and Hospital and Community Macmillan Nurses.

Please use the EVH.Jigsaw@nhs.net email address.

If a referral is received from a patient, their carer or relative, we will always contact their GP and any other health care professionals to obtain clinical information, with the consent of the patient.

Urgent requests for admission to the in-patient unit will also be considered.

On acceptance, referrals will be assigned to a requested or appropriate palliative care services.

We aim to inform those referring of the decision the same day.

You can also complete and return the referral form to the following address:

Eden Valley Hospice

Durdar Road

CARLISLE

CA2 4SD

PLEASE NOTE: Please ensure an NHS number is provided on the referral form, as well as copies of recent hospital letters, relevant past medical history and current medication regimes.