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Adults Rutland Information Service

Palliative Care Services - Hospice at Home Team 16+

The Hospice at Home Team is a team of specialist nurses incorporating assistant practitioners, healthcare assistants, two deputy team leads and a clinical team lead.

The team specialises in looking after patients with life-limiting illnesses at the end of their life to prevent hospital admission.

The service also provides a Rapid Discharge Service in collaboration with the discharge co-ordinators within UHL to enable patients in their last 72 hours to be
discharged from an inpatient setting to die at home.

Who to contact

01664 855543

Where to go

Melton Mowbray Hospital
Thorpe Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 1SJ

Time / Date Details

When is it on
7am -10pm 7 days per week

Other Details


Age Ranges
Referral required
Referral Details

Adults (16+) registered with a GP in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland

Referrals to the team can be made by professionals via SPA but requires the knowledge and agreement of the patient (unless too ill or unable to consent).

Local Offer

This page was last updated on: 21/10/2016

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