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Palliative Care Services 

Inpatient Palliative Care Services

St Vincent’s Palliative Care Inpatient Services are located across two inner Melbourne campuses - Caritas Christi Hospice in Kew (28 beds), and the Palliative Care Unit in Fitzroy (8 beds).

To refer for admission:

Fax: (03) 9853 1509 - SCTT Referral Form

Phone: (03) 9853 2344 if urgent (Admissions Coordinator)

Palliative Care Consult Service
To refer your patient for a specialist palliative care outpatient consultation:
Fax: (03) 9231 4143

Specialist palliative care consultations are also provided to inpatients admitted to other units at St Vincent's Hospital.
For information about the palliative care consult service or an outpatient appointment:
Phone: (03) 9231 2827 (or via switchboard 9231 2211 and page 1335)

Psycho-Oncology Services
Psycho-oncology services are available on an inpatient and outpatient basis to oncology, haematology, surgical oncology and palliative care patients and their carers.  
To refer:
Fax: (03) 9231 4143 - Referral Form
Phone: (03) 9231 2057 

Community Palliative Care Services

For contact details of community palliative care services refer to:






41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia. Phone: (03) 9288 2211