Palliative Care

At St Vincent's Private Hospital Brisbane, we focus on optimising quality of life for people with life-limiting illness - with compassion, integrity and dignity

 

Palliative care team 

We have an experienced and highly qualified team of palliative medicine physicians, clinical nurse consultants, specialist nurses, allied health professionals, counsellors and pastoral carers. They are leaders in their fields who will support you and those closest to you. They will work together with other specialists, your general practitioner and existing community services to manage your care. 

Specialist care at home 

We aim to help you live at home as actively as possible, for as long as possible. We offer 24 hour, seven day consultancy support and advice. After initial assessment and development of your care plan, follow-up consultations will monitor your progress and help you remain at home within the comfort of familiar surroundings. If there is a change in your condition, your care plan will be modified to meet your needs. 

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Early intervention 

We offer palliative care in the early stages of your journey so you can receive our highly-specialised, emotional, spiritual and physical support. Support from our specialist team as soon as possible after diagnosis can help you, and other health professionals involved in your care, receive our services and advice for as long as possible. We can help to better manage your symptoms in conjunction with other medical treatments that may be part of your ongoing care. 

Specialist inpatient unit 

Our specialist palliative care inpatient unit is available if you require hospital care or help to manage pain or other distressing symptoms. Rooms are modern, spacious and comfortable, each with an adjoining ensuite. 

Support services 

Our experienced social workers, counsellors and pastoral carers offer a range of services including patient and family support services, pastoral care services and bereavement support services.  

Contact us 

Call (07) 3240 1111 to make an appointment for a private consultation with one of our palliative medicine physicians or a member of the community specialist team. 

For more information about our palliative care services, call (07) 3240 1111 or provide your details below and we will contact you.

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