Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Team
On occasions some patients with complex symptoms require input from the Hospital.
Specialist Palliative Care Team Palliative Care Nurse Specialist
The palliative care nurse specialist is a nurse with advanced qualifications in symptom management within palliative care. They provide support, information and advice to medical and nursing teams for palliative care patients and their families within the hospital. Also, they liaise closely with services in the hospital and community to ensure the appropriate services are in place for discharge.
They are based in Causeway and Antrim Area Hospitals.