Palliative Care Centre

The modern £5.5 million centre at Goscote was the first facility of its kind in Walsall when it was opened in 2011. 

It delivers high quality medical and nursing and therapy care for local people living with cancer and other serious illnesses, as well as offering support for their families and carers.

The centre will provide care and support services for a wide range of patients and carers from across the community and its facilities provided by the NHS include:

  • A specialist day hospice facility

  • Community oncology and chemotherapy service

  • Specialist community palliative care service

  • Complementary therapy service

  • Specialist therapies teams

  • Cancer and palliative information and support services

  • Specialist Lymphoedema Services

  • Voluntary Services

  • Psychology

  • Bereavement Services

  • An Outpatients Department offering a range of consultation facilities

  • Benefits advice

The following services are provided by St Giles Walsall Hospice within the centre:

  • Management of 12 inpatient beds

  • Symptom control

  • Respite care

  • Dedicated round-the-clock care for those who need it the most

The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Walsall Palliative Care Centre
Goscote Lane

0800 783 9050 or 01922 602610 (out of hours answer machine)

Service leads

Sue Crabtree, Head of Palliative and End of Life Care

Sukhy Lally, Centre Coordinator

Sally Killian, Operational Manager

Patients can come to the department themselves or arrive by ambulance.