Palliative Care Service

The Palliative Care Service aims to improve the quality of life for patients with a life-limiting illness.

The Redcliffe Hospital Palliative Care Service operates a weekly clinic for local patients at Caboolture Hospital. The team visits wards twice a week to see patients staying at the hospital.

Our services

The dedicated Palliative Care Team of medical and nursing staff works closely with your healthcare team to provide you the best individualised care. Services include:

  • inpatient pain and symptom assessment, management and advice
  • support for advance care planning
  • liaison and support to GPs and domiciliary nurses in the community
  • referral to local palliative care services including inpatient units and community services
  • education.

How to access this service

No external referrals are accepted for this service. You can only access this service when you are staying in hospital or if you have been referred by a hospital clinician.

What to bring

Each time you visit us
  • Your Medicare card
  • Private health insurance card (if you have one)
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Current medications (prescription, over the counter and herbal medicine)
  • Relevant x-rays, scans or any other test results or reports
  • Glasses, hearing and mobility aids
For an outpatient or clinic appointment
  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • WorkCover claim number (if relevant)
  • Snacks, a drink or money to buy refreshments
  • Something to read or do while you wait

Caboolture Hospital

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Contact us

Specialist Outpatient Department
Location: Ground floor, Caboolture Hospital
Phone: (07) 5433 8663
Fax: (07) 5433 8726
Email:
Open: Monday-Friday 8.00am-4.30pm

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