Community palliative care
Hospice in the Weald (Pembury) offers in-patient, day hospice and hospice in the home services and serves a community of approximately 300,000 over an area of 400 sq. miles of West Kent and northern East Sussex.
St Catherines (Crawley) offers in-patient, day hospice and community services for the community of Mid Sussex, Crawley, Horsham and East Surrey, including Dorking, Reigate, Redhill, Horsham, Crawley, East Grinstead, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, Hassocks, Billingshurst, and the areas surrounding these towns.
St Michaels (St Leonards) offers in-patient, hospice at home and day therapy services for the communities of Hastings and Rother. You can check whether you fall into their catchment area using their postcode finder.
St Peter & St James (North Chailey) offers in-patient, day hospice and community services for patients from Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath, Lewes, Uckfield and the surrounding villages. Their catchment area has a population of approximately 200,000 people.
St Wilfrids (Eastbourne) offers in-patient, hospice at home and day therapy services and has a catchment including the area surrounding Eastbourne extending to Seaford in the west, Pevensey in the East and Uckfield to the North.
You can also search for a hospice in your area using the Help the Hospices Hospice and Palliative Care Providers online search.
Information on cancer services at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) including information about individual multi-disciplinary teams, can be found in the trust's Cancer Services Directory which also includes information about the trust's Specialist Palliative Care teams (including referral).
Hospitals offering cancer services at ESHT include:
- Conquest Hospital (Hastings)
- Eastbourne District General Hospital (EDGH)
You can also search for a hospital in your area and compare hospital data using the NHS Choices 'find and choose services' application.
Patients who are attending EDGH for regular treatment eg: chemotherapy can apply for a parking permit. Please contact Lisa on 01323 417400 ext: 4955.
If you are uncertain whether you are eligible, please contact your key worker.
East Sussex - a picture of health
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