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Information regarding referral of all patients to St Columba’s Hospice

Patients can only be referred to St Columba’s Hospice by a health or social care professional.

If you are a primary care health or social care professional, please refer to the Hospice via SCI Gateway, requesting Inpatient or Community Based Services as appropriate. Please ensure all relevant details are completed. If you are referring from hospital, please fill in the electronic form in the link below and email to us: lothian.schmedicaloffice@nhs.net

If your referral is urgent, please also call us on 0131 551 1381 to discuss.

For further information, see the NHS Lothian Palliative Care website.

Download the palliative care referral form here.