Palliative Care

Palliative care provides symptom control and psychological support for people with complex problems.   

The specialist palliative care team can be involved at any stage in an illness when symptoms are complex, but regular palliative support is offered when a person’s needs are changing quickly and moving towards the end of life. Bereavement support is offered for the families of palliative patients.

Palliative care involves:

  • Complex symptom management 
  • Psychological care for patients and families 
  • Professional advice and support 
  • Ethical decision making 
  • Community liaison and support 

We know that improving physical symptoms such as pain and helping to address anxiety or low mood can make a huge difference to patients and their families.

With many illnesses, the emotions that are triggered while people are adjusting to the changes taking place can cause distress. The team aim to support patients through this time. We ask patients what is important to them, and take their goals and views into account when planning with them their ongoing care and treatment.  

We have dedicated palliative care teams working in Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and the Countess of Brecknock Hospice in Andover.  We also provide community services in Basingstoke and Andover.   

 

Contact Us

Hospital Palliative Care Teams:

Basingstoke – 01256 314729

Winchester - 01962 825573

 

Community Palliative Care Teams:

Monday - Sunday 8.30am - 4.30pm 

Basingstoke 01256 314729

Andover 01264 835250

Out of hours consultant on call available via main hospital switchboard 01962 863535

Out of hours telephone advice from The Countess of Brecknock Hospice 01264 835288

Out of hours telephone advice from St Michaels Hospice 01256 844744

All Fax Referrals

Basingstoke: 01256 314822

Andover: 01264 835405

Email palliativecare@hhft.nhs.uk

 


Meet the Team

Clinical Lead for Palliative and Supportive Care - Dr Anna Wilkinson

Consultant Lead for End of Life Care – Dr Stephanie Killick

Operational Services Manager for Palliative Care and End of Life Care – Eloise Clarke

 

Andover Team

  • Sarah McGaughey, Clinical Matron for Countess of Brecknock Hospice
  • Dr Stephanie Killick, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
  • Dr Lara Alloway, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
  • Dr Helen Hayward, Palliative Care Specialty Doctor

Click here for Countess of Brecknock Hospice (COBH) information

Click here for Who's Who in COBH


Basingstoke Team

  • Sarah Deery, Clinical Matron for Palliative and Supportive Care
  • Dr Anna Wilkinson, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
  • Dr Tracey Platt, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
  • Dr Lara Alloway, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
  • Dr Jemma Storrar, Consultant in Palliative Medicine 

Winchester Team

  • Maddy Thomson, Clinical Matron for Palliative and End of Life Care
  • Dr Stephanie Killick, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
  • Dr Lara Alloway, Consultant in Palliative Medicine 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


updated 28 November 2017

Countess of Brecknock Hospice

Countess of Brecknock Hospice (COB) is an NHS palliative care service for Hampshire patients. This sixbedded specialist palliative care unit is located at Andover War Memorial Hospital.

Countess of Brecknock offers outstanding inpatient, day unit and hospice at home service to patients and their families, providing all levels of care needed.

Please ask a member of our Palliative Care Team for information on Countess of Brecknock Hospice, alternatively visit their website.

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