Our care

Our care

Wigan & Leigh Hospice provides specialist end-of-life care, and a wide range of support services, for more than 1,000 people with a life-limiting illness every year.

  • Who we care for

    Wigan and Leigh Hospice provides specialist care and support to patients with life-limiting illnesses and those people important to them.

  • Hospice Nurse Specialists

    This team has specialist knowledge and skills in palliative care and supports patients with advanced illness, as well as their families and carers.

  • Hospice in your Home

    We believe that Hospice care for the residents of Wigan and Leigh should extend beyond the Hospice building.

  • Inpatient care

    Wigan & Leigh Hospice provides specialist end-of-life care, and a wide range of support services for more than 1,000 people with a life-limiting illness each and every year.

  • Outpatient care

    Many of our patients access our care through the hospice’s medical outpatient clinics, which run twice each week.

  • Support Services

    We provide support tailored to each patient's individual needs which is delivered by a multi-professional team.

  • Education and Training

    Wigan & Leigh Hospice has been providing education and training for more than 20 years, aimed at educating and informing healthcare professionals about aspects of palliative and end of life care.

  • 24 hour advice line

    The Advice Line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to patients, carers and healthcare professionals who are seeking advice about palliative and end of life care issues, such as pain and symptom control or about access to Hospice services.

  • Families and carers

    We understand that when someone is ill this impacts on their family and others close to them.

  • Patient Confidentiality

    All information about patients is treated confidentially and will only be shared with other healthcare professionals involved in your treatment so that you receive the best possible care.

  • Your digital assets and digital legacy

    For many people these days a number of aspects of our lives are conducted online and we use our electronic devices for everything from capturing video and photographs to banking and shopping.

  • Useful links

    Other places, organisations and websites where you can get help or information

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