Palliative Care Ward
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Palliative Care Ward

Visiting Hours
Monday to Sunday
10.00hrs - 12.00hrs (2 persons alternating, than 1 person fixed in between the next visiting hours)
15.00hrs - 20.00hrs (2 persons alternating)

Contact numbers
25452340, 25452341

Where is the Palliative Care unit at the Oncology Centre?
The Palliative Care Unit is located on Level 0.

Who is treated within this unit?
The Palliative Care Unit is a ward for adult patients requiring palliative care. The ward is committed to improve comfort and quality of life through a team of professionally trained staff.

Who will look after me?
A team of professionals will be looking after you. The team consists of a Palliative care consultant and medical doctors, nurses, paramedic aides and the clinical support services (physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers and psychologists). Spiritual care is provided by the Chaplain.

What should I bring with me?
Kindly bring your current medication for the ward doctor to review. Accompanying carers may be asked to take home medications that are not required. No medications are to be kept by yourself. During your stay you will require toiletries, day and night clothes and safe footwear.

Meal times
Breakfast: 7.30-8.00
Lunch: 11.30-12.30
Dinner: 17.00-17.30

Staff will discuss any special dietary requirements with you.

Quiet room
A quiet room is located in the Palliative Care Unit on Level 0. It provides a space for inpatients at the Palliative Care Unit with different religious beliefs, to be able to spend time in contemplation or prayer.

* It is at the discretion of the nurse in charge to allow relatives and friends outside visiting hours. One relative is allowed to spend the night with you if deemed necessary.

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