New Doncaster palliative care help line launched

Doncaster's St John's Hospice has launched a new service which means that patients and their carers are now only one call away from the services they need.

Sunday, 2nd October 2016, 1:10 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:21 pm
Doncaster St John's Hospice staff are pictured at the open day together with Civic Mayor of Doncaster, Cllr David Nevett (4th from left); Dr David Crichton, of Doncaster CCG (6th from left) and far right Lawson Pater, Chairman of RDaSH.

The service was made possible thanks to an investment worth over £540,000.

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Doncaster’s Community Specialist Palliative Care Services now has one phone number, 01302 566666. This will be manned 8.30am and 6pm Monday to Friday and 8.30am to 4.30pm Saturday, Sundays and Bank Holidays by a specialist palliative care nurse.