Community Specialist Palliative Care Referrals

What we do

The Specialist Palliative Care Team support people and their families and carers when a patient is at the end stage of his or her life. The team uses a holistic approach encompassing physical, social, psychological and spiritual wellbeing.


This service is offered 8.30am to 5pm seven days a week. Patients can be referred by district nurses, GPs and other health professionals. The service responds to all new referrals within 48 hours. Patients and carers can call directly for advice. 

Referral Criteria and guidance for our specialist palliative care service can be downloaded by GPs, Health Professionals and other referring parties HERE.

Referral form for Sefton can be downloaded HERE and should be completed and returned by post or fax. Contact details are listed below.