In North East Essex there is currently no psychological support in hospital for young adults with a terminal or end of life diagnosis. The provision covers cancer and non-cancer illnesses.
Macmillan does work at the Colchester Hospital however their remit is to work with those who have a curative prognosis. Macmillan are supporting our cause.
St Helena Hospice does work with members of North East Essex however they work only with those referred to them and do not offer pre-death support in the hospital. St Helena Hospice is working with us and supporting us to make this service available in the hospital.