When You Go Home
There are many services available for you to access to obtain help and support for yourself, family and carers.
The Hospice has a 24 hour helpline which is situated in the Inpatient Unit and answered by trained nurses. Staff can give you advice and help regarding any concerns you have and refer you to an appropriate person if needed. The number for the helpline is 01429 855558 and is available 24 hours a day.
NHS Advice is a service available to you to gain advice about health needs, medication and concerns you have. This is also available 24 hours a day if you require urgent medical help on 111.
If you have a Macmillan Nurse you can access them 9.00 am – 5.00 pm, Monday – Friday on 01429 522154 or 01429 522697.
If you live in the East Durham area the number is 0191 5692875. For those living in the Tees Valley the number is 01642 383041.