16 community pharmacies provide advice and stock an agreed list of medicines commonly used in palliative care for those patients near the end of life. Having good and convenient access to these medicines means that patients can have the medicines at home they may need. This service also means that there is at least one community pharmacy available in all market towns as well as Hereford city to respond to requests for advice and supply of medicines for palliative care patients.
In addition there are a number of community pharmacists who provide an on call service for emergency supplies outside normal pharmacy working hours.
24 Hour Advice Line
St Michael’s Hospice offers 24-hour specialist clinical advice and support to patients and professionals.
If you are concerned at any time about any aspect of your condition, telephone the number below and one of our nursing or medical team will offer advice or direct you to the appropriate service.
24-hour Advice Line: 01432 85208