Palliative Care at St. Mary's Medical Center is available to assist patients and families at any point during the course of a chronic, serious or life-threatening illness. We work in partnership with your doctor and team during the course of your hospital stay.
We can help patients and their loved ones by:
- Reducing or controlling pain or debilitating symptoms
- Counseling patients and families when making medical decisions becomes difficult
- Listening and providing support through all stages of illness
- Discussion of treatment choices, including hospice referrals and coordination of in-patient comfort care
Services are offered by a team consisting of the following:
- Registered Nurse
For more information, please speak to your doctor or nurse, or call (415) 750-5907.