was established in 1989 and cares for patients in East Suffolk
who have a life-limiting illness for whom the focus of care
is quality of life.
purpose is the improvement of people’s quality of life – aiming
to meet all of our patient’s physical, emotional, social and
spiritual needs whilst giving support and help to family,
friends and carers.
services include an in-patient unit, day care services, out-patient
clinic, a Hospice at Home service, family support team, physiotherapy,
occupational therapy and complementary therapies such as massage,
reiki and aromatherapy.
Elizabeth Hospice is an independent charity and all of the
wide ranging services are provided free of charge to patients,
families and carers.
costs £8 per minute to run St Elizabeth Hospice, with annual
running costs of £4.2 million.