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Patients are usually referred to Hospice North Shore through a healthcare professional, such as a GP or medical specialist. To refer yourself or a family member, please click here or call us on (09) 486 1688.


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Q. | Who is eligible for referral to Hospice?
  • Any patient over the age of 18 with an active and advanced life-limiting disease such as cancer, heart failure, motor-neurone disease or multiple sclerosis (MS) may be referred for Hospice support at some point in their illness.
  • Patients are often referred at a time when they are close to the end of active treatment, or simply when they have particularly difficult symptoms.
  • Patients who are nearing the end of their life may also want to discuss their preferences for where they die, and know what additional support the Hospice may be able to offer them.

Q. | What happens once my referral has been accepted?
Once a referral is accepted, a Hospice Nurse will contact you within 2-3 working days, or, in an urgent case, within a matter of hours. A plan of care will be agreed with you and your family/carers and it will be reviewed regularly.
 
You can also access other Hospice North Shore services such as counselling, social work, physiotherapy and spiritual care through our team.

See our FAQ page or contact us for more information.