Northeast Health Wangaratta Palliative Care

Part of Northeast Health Wangaratta

Home based palliative care and consultancy including:

  • Palliative care assessmentsmap-wangaratta_400
  • Consultation and advice;
  • Care coordination;
  • Symptom support, advice and management;
  • Practical support for everyday activities;
  • Equipment loans;
  • Individual and family emotional support;
  • Bereavement care; and
  • After hours phone advice from palliative care nurses.

Our team work together with many other health care providers including GP’s, Medical Specialists and our local District Nursing Services in Wangaratta, Beechworth, Mount Beauty and Myrtleford to provide care and support to people with life limiting, chronic and oncological illness and their family members and carers.

We work with Caritas Christi Hospice (St Vincent’s Health) who provide afterhours phone advice for our clients, their family and carers.

Our team is supported with Secondary Specialist Palliative Care Consultancy by the East Hume Palliative Care Consultancy Service at Albury Wodonga Health, and St Vincent’s Health Melbourne.

Self-referral is welcome by calling the team to make an enquiry.

Health professionals can refer using a SCTT or our referral form

Our service covers the Rural City of Wangaratta and Alpine Shire

Includes Postcodes: 3673, 3675, 3676, 3677, 3678, 3682, 3685, 3691, 3697, 3698, 3699, 3723, 3732, 3733, 3735, 3737, 3738, 3739, 3740, 3741, 3744, 3746, 3747, 3862, 3898, 3958

 

Contact details

NHW Palliative Care Service

Northeast Health Wangaratta

Ph: (03) 5722 5184

Fax: (03) 5722 5419

Postal address:  PO Box 386, Wangaratta 3676

Physical address: Dixon Street, Wangaratta 3677

Website: www.northeasthealth.org.au