Health & Social Care Professionals

 

Procedure

Routine Admissions

All requests for routine admissions are considered at a daily admissions meeting. The referral should be made by telephone to the medical secretary 01803 210810, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

Urgent Admissions

If an urgent admission is required during office hours, the medical secretary 01803 210810 will consult the appropriate ward doctor or on call consultant for a decision.

Out of Hours Admissions

When admissions are required out of hours the nurse-in-charge at the hospice will contact the on-call doctor to discuss the patient with the referring clinician. Out of hours telephone number: 01803 210800.

Admissions to Rowcroft Hospice from Torbay Hospital

The hospital specialist palliative care team will inform the appropriate general practitioner (GP) that a hospital patient has been transferred to Rowcroft Hospice for ongoing care. 

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