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Palliative Medicine
End-of-Life Care and Support
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Services Provided
  • Medical / Nursing assessment of specialist palliative care needs
     
  • Symptom control advice
     
  • Support to end-of-life decision making
     
  • Psychosocial Support
     
  • Specialist Palliative Care Education / Training
     
  • Access to relevant hospice services for community and inpatient care

Consultant Speciality / Specialist Interest Clinic location / frequency
Dr Zivai NANGATI
GMC: 4628602
Members of MDT for Palliative Care Service within ASPH on wards/ITU/HDU/OPD etc.

Symptom control and psychological support for palliative care patients and their families

Patients with and without a cancer diagnosis

Assessment for hospice transfer – generally for terminal care or palliative rehabilitation


Specialist interests:

Ethics,
Corticosteroids,
Methadone,
Advanced Communication Skills Training,
Liverpool Care Pathway,
Education and teaching
Advanced Care Planning
Princess Alice Hospice
West End Lane
Esher
Surrey
KT10 8NA
Dr Craig GANNON
GMC: 3296297
Dr Fiona BAILEY
GMC: 4315074
Woking Hospice
Hill View Road
Woking
Surrey
GU22 7HW

Sam Beare Hospice
Weybridge Hospital
Church Street
Weybridge
Surrey
KT13 8DY

Friends donate equipment worth £30,000 (January 2012)
The St Peter’s Hospital League of Friends has donated £30,000 to buy 30 new syringe drivers, which are small portable devices that give medication continuously to relieve pain and other symptoms in patients.

Karen Cook, Lead Nurse for Palliative Care, said: “Syringe drivers are commonly used in palliative and end-of-life care to provide medication over 24 hours when patients are weak and have difficulty swallowing. Caring for a patient at the end of their life is about keeping them symptom free and as comfortable as possible and syringe drivers can enable us to do this. The combination of drugs given to each patient is different depending on their symptoms – we can give medicines to counteract nausea and vomiting, for pain or to reduce anxiety." ... read more

Contact Details 01932 722312
Patient Leaflets See the documents attached below.
Weblinks The following websites related to this specialty may be helpful:



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Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 July 2012 14:03