New palliative care outpatient clinic at St. George

A new Palliative Supportive Care Service has opened at St. George Hospital on Tuesdays from 8am-12pm for palliative patients in their last 12 months of life. The clinic offers specialist review and recommendations from a multidisciplinary team approach to care. ​

Reasons for referral: 

The service can help with:

We can help with:

  • Managing pain or other symptoms
  • Advance care planning conversations
  • Nutrition and dietary education
  • Medication management advice in the community
  • Communication and swallowing assessment and education on dysphagia
  • Assessment and advice on mobility, assistive aids, and home safety
  • Psychosocial support
  • Facilitating referrals to relevant services

It operates primarily as an outpatient clinic, but telehealth and home visits are possible. A​ medical referral from a GP or specialist is required to book into the clinic.

For further information, please visit the website, email SESLHD-StGeorgeSCS@health.nsw.gov.au or call 02 9113 4182.