Nurse & Patient

Referrals and Admissions

How do referrals to the In-Patient Unit work?

Individuals can be referred to the Willen Hospice In-Patient Unit for specialist complex symptom control, including pain relief and management of distressing symptoms that are a result of their illness or treatment. Emotional and spiritual support is also available as well as physiotherapy. 

Referrals to the In-Patient Unit can be made by GPs, Hospital Consultants, District Nurses and Social Services from Milton Keynes and surrounding areas. Patients can also refer themselves but should this be the case, the patient's GP will always be contacted to confirm details.

Our Referrals and Admissions Policy provides guidance on accessing all the services provided by Willen Hospice.

The aim of the Hospice is to offer patients aged 18 years and over with advanced life limiting illness, the care which addresses their physical, social, emotional, spiritual and psychological needs, improving their quality of life and enabling them to live as full a life as possible in their remaining life span. The Referral & Admissions Policy provides guidance on accessing all the services provided by Willen Hospice. If you wish to refer a patient, kindly complete the form below.

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