Supporting you at home

We are a specialist team of healthcare professionals working in the community – nurses, doctors, social workers, physiotherapists and occupational therapists – who are employed by North London Hospice. Our work complements that of GPs, district nurses, social services and hospital teams. We offer expert support and advice to a patient’s family and carers.

Community service expansion

During 2018/19 our community teams provided specialist palliative care for 2244 patients in their own home, including care homes, and our ambitious expansion plan will see us doubling that number by 2021.

Community nurse specialists

Our specialist team of community nurses are experts in palliative care. They visit patients in their own homes (including nursing homes) and are responsible for carrying out initial assessments of all community patients referred to North London Hospice.

Palliative care support service

Our Palliative Care Support Service (PCSS) can provide short-term hands-on care at home by specially trained nurses and health care assistants.

Macmillan specialist care at home

Macmillan Cancer Support is working in partnership with North London Hospice in Barnet and Enfield to trial a new way of working called Macmillan Specialist Care at Home that builds on North London Hospice Specialist Community Team service.

Contact the community team

For all community team enquiries

Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm: 020 8343 8841

Saturday & Sunday 9am to 5pm: 07957 588 273

For urgent telephone advice after 5pm and through the night: 07957 588 273
You will hear a recorded message. When it finishes leave the PATIENT’S name and telephone number. If you do not hear from us within 15 minutes, please call 020 8343 8841

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