Airedale and Craven
Airedale Hospital Palliative Care Team visit patients in Airedale Hospital.
Airedale and Craven Community Palliative Care Team are based at Manorlands Hospice, Sue Ryder, in Oxenhope; the Craven team member also has a base at Skipton Hospital. Members of this team can visit you in your own home, and work closely with your GP and district nurses.
Telephone: 01535 642308
Bradford Hospital Palliative Care Team visits patients in Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke's Hospital.
Telephone: 01274 364035
Bradford Community Palliative Care Team are based at Shipley Health Centre. A member of the team can visit you in your own home, and work closely with your GP and district nurse.
Telephone: 01274 221151
There are two hospices which can offer you support at any stage in your illness. They offer admission for help with difficult symptoms, emotional problems, rehabilitation and terminal care. They also offer day therapy and bereavement support. The hospices can provide you with information booklets, and arrangements can be made through your doctor or nurse for a visit to show you around and explain their services.
The hospices are:
Sue Ryder, Manorlands
Telephone: 01535 642308
The Marie Curie Hospice
Telephone: 01274 337000
Telephone: 01282 440100
Palliative Care Support Teams
Airedale Palliative Care Support Team are based at Canalside Health Centre, Bingley. This team works alongside existing community services to provide nursing care and welfare benefits advice to Airedale residents towards the end of life.
Nursing team: 01274 322007
Benefits advice: 01535 338716
Bradford Palliative Care Support Team are based at the Shipley Health Centre, Alexandra Road, Shipley. This team works alongside existing community services and out of hours service to provide nursing care towards the end of life for Bradford residents.
Telephone: 01274 256131
Marie Curie Nursing Service works in Bradford, Airedale and Craven districts to complement existing services. The nurses are able to provide periods of nursing care in the home, day or night. This service can be arranged via your district nurse.
Other useful support agencies
Bradford & Airedale Cancer Support
Daisy House Farm
44 Smith Lane
Telephone: 01274 776688 Visit website
Bradford Cancer Information Centre
Main Entrance, Bradford Royal Infirmary
Telephone: 01274 364307
For sources of help and support with regard to other illnesses and self-help groups go to Useful Links page