Making a referral


We accept referrals for patients with an advanced progressive disease and a life limiting illness prognosis who live within the Runneymede, West Elmbridge, Spelthorne, Surrey Heath and Woking areas. Commonly referred illnesses include Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinsons disease, COPD, End stage Heart failure, End stage Kidney disease and cancer. However this list is not exhaustive.

With patient’s consent referrals for the community teams or to our ward is made with the relevant medical information and forwarded to Woking & Sam Beare Hospices. Urgent referrals will be triaged and contacted on the same day. We usually receive referrals from patients G.P’s, District nurses, Hospital doctors and nurses and other healthcare professionals. Sometimes patients and families self-refer but the G.P will be contacted before an initial assessment is made to ensure the referral is appropriate.

Healthcare professionals referrals can be made by completing a referrals form providing as much clinical information as possible and fax to:

Woking Hospice: Fax 01483 881759 or send an email.

Sam Beare Hospice: Fax 01932 826094 or send an email.

Telephone referrals can be made by calling directly to the hospices but please have all clinical details to hand.