Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice
Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice is in the heart of Headingley, Leeds. We provide expert palliative care at a time when people need this the most. We support you when you are living with a life-limiting condition, and also help your loved ones and family.
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- Specialiast inpatient care
- Day therapy services (including some virtual options)
- Specialist community services
About Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice
Here at Sue Ryder Wheatfields, we combine specialist palliative care for managing pain and other symptoms, with other emotional, practical and wellbeing support.
Our inpatient hospice offers expert care and 24 hour monitoring, to make sure you are as comfortable as possible. Sue Ryder Nurses, as part of our specialist team, help with managing pain and alleviating symptoms. We’re here for practical and emotional support too.
Our expert team includes Consultants, specialist doctors, Sue Ryder Nurses, healthcare assistants, physiotherapists, occupational and complementary therapists. We make a personalised care plan for you, combining your wishes with our experts’ advice to meet your needs.
Our community team, made up of Clinical Nurse Specialists who are supported by our medical team, provide specialist support and care in your own home. We personalise your care and support based on your wishes and preferred place of care.
We offer specialist advice and support around symptom control, medication and therapeutic treatments and are there to support you to be as independent as possible for as long as possible.
Day therapy services
Our day services help support people to be cared for at home for as long as possible, and give you access to necessary services and expert care as you need it. We provide practical and emotional support. By providing day services we also aim to give carers a break too.
We also run "Living Well" groups which aim to support you and develop skills and strategies to deal with things like breathlessness and anxiety.
Whether you’re coping with a terminal illness or facing the loss of someone close, we’re here to help you. At Wheatfields, we will help you to live the best life you can.
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Making a referral
- SystmOne GP practices – please refer on SystmOne via the short questionnaire on the EPaCCS Support tab
- EMISS GP practices, either see referral on EPaCCS or complete the referral form and e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
- LCH and LTHT professionals complete the referral form and e-mail to email@example.com
If your referral is urgent, we would advise you to call the team on 0113 2787249 to ensure we can gain sufficient information and offer a timely response. Please note this phone line is open and monitored Monday - Friday, 8.30am-5pm.
Patients at home are assessed by the Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice community team. Patients in hospital, who wish to be referred to the inpatient unit, need to be assessed by the Hospital Specialist Palliative Care Team who then forward a referral.
Preparing for your stay
If you are going to be coming to Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice as an inpatient, you might find it helpful to read our palliative and hospice services FAQs page.
Supporting Sue Ryder
We need to raise 70% of of the amount it takes to run all of Sue Ryder’s palliative care services and we can’t do that without the amazing and continued generosity of our supporters.
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