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Thursday 19 September 2019
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For Patients

This section provides information for patients and their relatives / carers.  For clinical information please see our Professions section or view our Further Information area for information which isn't contained here.


We hope that you will find the pages useful and helpful.


  • Female patient lying in bed and Female Nurse sitting beside her talking and looking at a booklet, the Patient Bedside Folder, in a single sex all female hospital ward. Two women. Nurse and service users. Interacting. Sharing information and giving ca About palliative carePalliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness.
  • man talking to woman, one to one Advance care planningAdvance care planning is a structured discussion with patients and their families or carers about their wishes and thoughts for the future.
  • Dr sitting with elderly male patient Care Homes Practice
  • meeting, group of women listening Explaining the Specialist Palliative Care Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT)All referred patients are discussed at our MDT weekly meeting - this page shows what the team aim to provide
  • male patient in bed being examined by a Dr. Credit: Mike Robinson Hospital palliative care teamInformation on how we can help and what happens when you have been referred to the Palliative Care team
  • Outpatient reception Outpatient clinicsInformation on our outpatient clinics
  • male sat on chair smiling at female Palliative Care Counselling ServiceThe Specialist Palliative Care Counselling Service is a community based counselling service. This specialist service provides emotional and psychological support to patients with potentially life threatening or terminal illness and those directly involved in their care.
  • SRFT Leaflets Patient LeafletsWithin this section you will find information a comprehensive list of authorised patient leaflets which relate to our Department. Please refer to this section regularly.
  • clinical team Supportive care in care homesThe 'Six Steps to Success Programme' is a workshop style training programme developed by the Greater Manchester and Cheshire Cancer Network, the Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network and the Cumbria and Lancashire End of Life Care Network with support from the National End of Life Care Programme.
  • Muslim chaplain talks to a patient on a ward. Both men in white caps. We want your feedbackIn 2015 end of life care at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust received an Outstanding rating for end of life care from the Care Quality Commission. The information on this page is taken from the CQC's report.