Macmillan Nursing Service - Knowsley


Who we are
The Macmillan Nursing Service provides specialist palliative care to people who are at, or reaching, the end of their life.

If you have an illness that can’t be cured, palliative care aims to make you as comfortable as possible, by managing your pain and other distressing symptoms. It also involves psychological, social and spiritual support for you and your family and carers to make sure we are meeting all your needs.

The service supports patients with a palliative diagnosis of cancer and other life-limiting conditions who are experiencing a range of complex problems.

Our end of life care aims to help patients live as well as possible until they die, and to die with dignity.

Who is our service for?
Our service is for adults age 18 and over living in Knowsley with a palliative diagnosis of cancer or another life limiting condition.

How to access the service
Patients can self-refer to the service directly by calling us on on 0151 431 0156 or by speaking to their GP, district nurse or community matron, who will be able to make to make a referral for you.

Related links
NHS Choices - planning ahead for end of life - www.nhs.uk/planners/end-of-life-care
Willowbrook Hospice -  www.willowbrook.org.uk


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Contact us
Macmillan Nursing Service
Willowbrook Hospice
Portico Lane
Prescot
Merseyside
L34 2QT

Tel: 0151 430 8736