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Palliative Care

Specialized medical care for patients facing serious illness

Palliative care is specialized medical care for patients facing serious or life threatening illness.  This type of care is focused on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness.  The goal is to improve quality of life for both patient and family. 

Palliative care is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness, and can be provided together with curative treatment.  Palliative care is not hospice care.  Although hospice and end-of-life programs often include palliative care, this service is not just for the terminally ill.

Our team consists of a certified palliative care nurse, a board certified physician and nurse practitioner, a chaplain, Social Work, pharmacists and a dietician.

We offer inpatient referrals and outpatient appointments. Call 603.832.6665 or 603.527.2970; fax 603.527.7001.

 
“Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always.”   Hippocrates

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