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Out of Hours

CHOC (Cumbria Health On Call) out of hours service

Also see Communication and out of hours care.

Hospice at Home contact details

Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland.
Phone number: 07901 854507

Hospice at Home West Cumbria.
Phone number: 07876 450870

Important News

Important Changes in Cumbria Palliative Care Prescribing Practice

Cumbria is changing practice, from 1st April 2011.

The Area Prescribing Committee has recommended the following changes:

  • All strong opioids are to be prescribed by brand name
  • "Just in Case" prescribing is to be encouraged and promoted
  • Morphine is to replace diamorphine as the subcutaneous injectable strong opioid of choice for palliative care patients in Cumbria


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North Cumbria Pallative Care website

The award winning North Cumbria Palliative Care website continues to receive around 30,000 page views a year. This is 82 page views every single day of the year, 2,500 hits every month, without any publicity or advertising program.


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