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Accessing Services

Referral Information

Who can refer?
Referrals are accepted from Hospital Consultants, GPs or any Health Care Professional with consent of the appropriate doctor managing the care. If you are wondering about care from the hospice for you or a family member please phone us to discuss it. If you want you can be shown round and the staff will talk with you about your situation and answer any questions you may have. The main switchboard number is 0141 429 5599.

How to refer?

  • A hospice referral form can be downloaded here. Completed forms can be faxed to the secure line (fax only ) 0141 429 8406. Please ensure adherence to NHS MEL Guidelines 1997 on faxing of confidential information. Alternatively the referral can be posted directly to the hospice.

  • Referral forms are available in hospital wards and GP surgeries or can be completed using the SCI gateway

  • Urgent referrals can be made by telephone to the Clinical Administration Team on 0141 429 9823 Monday-Friday 9-5pm and will be referred to a member of the medical staff. For urgent referrals out of hours telephone to 0141 420 6785

  • If you would like more information please read our Access and Referral Policy 

Wanting advice?

  • 24 hour medical and nursing advice is available for any health professional in the hospital or community setting. During office hours telephone 0141 429 9823, at all other times telephone 0141 420 6785.

  • In addition the community Clinical Nurse Specialists are available 9am-5pm Saturday/Sunday and bank holidays. They are available to provide advice and support for patients at home, their family members or staff, by telephone or home visit. They can be contacted on 07736 821970.

Our 24 hour helpline for any patient or family member is 0141 420 6785.

Please don't hesitate to call us : we are here to help.