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Palliative Care

Macmillan Community Nurses (East Riding)

The Macmillan nursing team provides palliative and end of life care and support to all patients who have a life limiting disease in the community. They work with other healthcare professionals, social services, statutory, voluntary and private agencies to assess patients' needs and to provide patient focused, responsive, timely and sensitively-delivered palliative and end of life care. Referrals are accepted from patients, carers and all health and social care professionals. Contact 01482 247
01482 247111

Society of Will Writers

The Society of Will Writers is a non-profit making self regulatory organisation which seeks to protect the public and serve the interests of those men and women who are active professionals in our field.
01522 6878888

Where you can be cared for

If you are approaching the end of life, you may be offered care in a variety of settings. The palliative care team will organise for you to be cared for according to your wishes.

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What end of life care involves

End of life care is support for people who are in the last months or years of their life. End of life care should help you to live as well as possible until you die and to die with dignity. The people providing your care should ask you about your wishes and preferences, and take these into account as they work with you to plan your care. They should also support your family, carers or other people who are important to you.

Together for short Lives

Making a lifetime of difference for children expected to have short lives.
0808 8088100

End of Life Care

You may not need to move away from home to receive care, as end of life and hospice care can be provided at home. To find out what’s available locally, ask your GP.


Dr Kate Granger, was a great supporter of NCPC and Dying Matters and she spoke at a number of events. Dr Granger launched the #hellomynameis campaign. It’s not always easy to talk about death or dying but when we don’t talk about what matters it can increase feelings of isolation, loneliness and distress.