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Newton-Wellesley Hospital Pain and Palliative Care Service
2014 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02462

Region: MetroWest


Newton-Wellesley Hospital Pain and Palliative Care Service

Description of resource: The Newton-Wellesley Hospital (NWH) Pain and Palliative Care Service aims to improve quality of life and alleviate suffering for hospitalized patients with serious and advancing illness or uncontrolled pain. Our interdisciplinary team works in partnership with patients, families and other providers to identify and address sources of suffering. We promote informed decision-making to ensure that patients’ and families’ goals of care are identified and respected. We seek to educate the NWH staff on pain management and palliative care to ensure that all inpatients with serious illness or pain are cared for in a skilled and compassionate manner.

Contact: Julia Ragland, MD/ Director
Phone: 617-243-6573
email: jragland@partners.org
website: http://www.nwh.org

 

Services provided:

Alzheimer's/Dementia Alzheimer's/Dementia
Education Education
Language Language
Specialized Medical Specialized Medical
Spirituality Spirituality