Other sources of support
We work in collaboration with a range of local service providers to ensure our patients and their families receive all the support they need – now and in the future.
Below are just a few of our collaborative partners, please call our 24-hour advice line on 020 3824 1268 if you need support contacting any other providers.
The Hillingdon Palliative Care Team provides specialist care in community settings for patients with life-limiting illness. Patients referred to the service may have a malignant or non-malignant disease and are:
- Not suitable for active, curative treatment
- Likely to be in the last months of life
- Have complex needs requiring specialist management
H4All Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) is made up of five prominent third sector charities: Age UK Hillingdon Harrow & Brent, DASH, Hillingdon Carers, Harlington Hospice and Hillingdon Mind. They offer a range of wellbeing and counselling services and bring together energy, knowledge and resources from across the voluntary sector of Hillingdon.
All clinical services at Michael Sobell Hospice are provided through our innovative partnership with the Harlington Hospice team. The Hospice also provides counselling, Hospice at Home care, lymphoedema care services, complimentary therapies, day hospice care, and bereavement and loss support to children and adolescents throughout the Hillingdon borough.
Hillingdon Health Care Partners (HHCP) aim to provide an integrated system of care across Hillingdon. Improving end-of-life care is one of the key aims for the service. The HHCP is made up of Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL), H4All, a partnership of other voluntary sector health care providers and Hillingdon's newly formed GP Federation, which brings together all of Hillingdon's GPs.
The Palliative Care Department is based at Hillingdon Hospital and has strong links to our community. A team of specialist nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals provide the very best in palliative care and symptom and pain control for patients with cancer and life-limiting illnesses.
Your Life Line (YLL) supports local people to stay out of hospital. The YLL team is here to help if you or someone you care for is in need of advice, support or nursing care at the end of their life. The team is made up of clinical nurse specialists who offer;
- A 24/7 phone line for advice, support and guidance
- An overnight nurse visiting service
- A point of coordination between all of the services you are accessing
Your Life Line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can ask your GP or district nurse to make a referral. The person in need of the service must be 18 years or over, be registered with a Hillingdon GP and or be living Hillingdon.