Community palliative care
St Barnabas Hospice offer in-patient, day hospice and community services for patients in Adur, Arun and Worthing. More information is available in their leaflet ‘Information for patients and their families’.
Chestnut Tree House, near Arundel, is the only children's hospice in Sussex and cares for children and young adults from 0-19 years of age with progressive life-limiting and life-threatening illnesses from all over the county. Their services include overnight stays, day care and community care.
St Catherines (Crawley) offer 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 Peter & St James (North Chailey) offer 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.
You can also search for a hospice in your area using the Help the Hospices Hospice and Palliative Care Providers online search.
Information on Worthing Hospital's cancer services at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust (WSHT) including information about individual multi-disciplinary teams, can be found in the Cancer Services Directory for Worthing, which also includes information about the Specialist Palliative Care team.
Although St Richards Hospital (Chichester) is also part of Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, it is part of our neighbouring network, the Central South Coast Cancer Network.
You can also search for a hospital in your area and compare hospital data using the NHS Choices 'find and choose services' application.
West Sussex — a picture of health
The Health Profile for West Sussex gives a picture of health in the city. Nationwide profiles are designed to help health services and local government understand their community’s needs, so they can work to improve people’s health and reduce health inequalities. Profiles from other areas can be viewed here.