Referrals for all Hospice services can be made via SCI gateway or a referral form  can be submitted by email to [email protected]. If the referral is urgent or you are unsure about whether to refer or not, please call us on 01324 826222 and discuss the details with a consultant / Admissions Team.

To refer to our [email protected] service, telephone referral is preferred – call 07881 511517

Referral Management process

In hours – Routine referrals are reviewed on a daily basis Monday to Friday and dealt with according to urgency.

Out of Hours – These referrals are normally dealt with immediately by the Dr and Consultant on call.

Response times

Community Referrals

  • The patient and family will be contacted within 2 working days of a referral to arrange a first visit. We can carry out an assessment more urgently if the need arises.
  • Referrers will be notified of the outcome of the first community visit within 2 working days of the assessment.

In patient Referrals

  • Patients who require admission to Strathcarron Hospice will be offered a bed at the earliest opportunity.
  • We provide GPs with updates on people who are in-patients every three weeks or more often if required.