In this section you’ll find information to support you when working with a patient needing specialist palliative care, including education and training opportunities, our referral process and useful leaflets about our care. For more information on our care, please visit the How we help section of our website or call our team on 01642 811060.

How to refer

We accept referrals from GPs, Consultants, hospital staff, Macmillan Nurses, Community Nurses and other Specialist Nurses.

If one of your patients needs our expert help please fill in our general referral form below. Here you can fill in any relevant information such as scan reports or blood results. If your referral is urgent please call our Clinical Team on 01642 811060. 

Please refer to the Referral Criteria Guidelines before completing:

Other useful resources

Hospice Care Referral Form

Education Courses


Our Lymphoedema Department run a variety of courses for health care professionals on different aspects of Lymphoedema management and treatment.

For further information, please contact Jeanne Everett, Lymphoedema Clinical Lead Nurse on 01642 811076 or Caroline Freer, Lymphoedema Secretary via email

Bereavement Counselling

Our Bereavement Counselling Department run a variety of courses for health care professionals, teachers and counsellors.

For further information, please contact Sara Mathews, Head of Bereavement Counselling Services on 01642 811063 or Kathleen Norris, Bereavement Secretary via email


As a healthcare provider we are required by law to publish a Quality Account report and make it available to the public. Quality Accounts are an important way for local services contracted to the NHS to report on quality and show improvements in the services they deliver to local communities and stakeholders.

The quality of the services is measured by looking at patient safety, the effectiveness of treatments that patients receive and patient feedback about the care provided.

Other reports

  • Care Quality Commission Inspection Report
  • Patient Feedback
  • Bereaved Carers Report

Education and training

Teesside Hospice provides an education programme throughout the year on a variety of topics linked to palliative care. This includes full training days for Registered General Nurse’s and also one-hour lunch time education sessions.

The education sessions are presented by experienced healthcare professionals from either Teesside Hospice or other organisations in the locality.

These sessions are available to all Teesside Hospice staff and health care professionals within the South Tees, Hambleton and Richmondshire locality free of charge.

For information on our current education programme please call our Education Coordinator on 01642 811078 or by email to


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