Referrals to the hospice come from GPs, hospital specialists, district nurses and other community professionals.
Information for Patients
In order to access hospice services you must be aged over 18, live in Wigan Borough (or have a Wigan borough GP) and must have been diagnosed with a life-limiting condition which cannot be cured.
The Oak Centre
If you feel you may benefit from support from our Oak Centre (our service for day patients) fill in our enquiry form and someone from the centre will be in touch (please note this team works part-time).
You may also attend one of our drop-in Brew and View sessions to find out more about the Oak Centre or telephone the centre on 01942 525566. The Brew and View sessions take place Mondays and Wednesdays between 10.30 and 12noon and on Tuesdays between 1pm and 3pm. Everyone is welcome.
Alternatively you may refer yourself to the Oak Centre. Please download a Self Referral Form and post your form to the Oak Centre, Wigan and Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley, WN2 3HZ.
This form can be completed electronically if you wish and emailed direct to the service at: firstname.lastname@example.org, but please be aware we cannot guarantee secure encryption of details sent to us via your personal email account.