Community Team

Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) and the Medical Team provide home assessments with support from the wider Phyllis Tuckwell team as needed.

Referrals are accepted from members of the primary health care team, consultants and medical colleagues, hospital and community Macmillan Nurses, site-specific CNSs and health care professionals from community hospitals.

The SWSH Cancer Network specialist palliative care referral form should be completed, indicating which Phyllis Tuckwell service the referrer considers to be indicated and additional supporting information such as clinic letters, discharge summaries results of recent investigations enables prompt holistic assessment.