Specialist palliative care is provided in a variety of settings.  If you require specialist palliative care whilst in the Victoria Hospital it is provided by the Acute Hospital Palliative Care Team.  The Team is multi-disciplinary and works closely with the team managing your care while you are in Hospital.  Specialist Palliative Care professionals are experts in managing complex symptoms and end of life care.

The core team is available to review patients between 9 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday.  Out of Hours telephone advice is available 24/7 to hospital clinical teams (see referral quidelines).

If you have any queries please contact our team, we can also be contacted via e-mail fife-uhb.palliativecarehospitalssupportteam@nhs.net

The Scottish Palliative Care Guidelines are available on: http://www.palliativecareguidelines.scot.nhs.uk/ and are also available on iOS and Android as Apps.


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