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St. David’s Foundation, Community Hospice Care


St. David’s Foundation Hospice Care, Cambrian House St. John’s Road, Newport  NP19 8GR


01633 271364 / 270980 / 272593

University Contact: 

Dr Sally Anstey

Position:Lecturer: Adult Nursing
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2091 7718Extension: 7718


Palliative and End of Life Care


Adults with life-threatening illnesses

Key Learning Opportunities: 

  • To offer insight into the unique specialty of community based Palliative and End of Life Care Nursing provided by a non-statutory healthcare provider.
  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of adults at the end of life
  • Interdisciplinary working
  • Opportunities to develop specialist knowledge working with Nurse Specialists)

Preparation For Practice:

In year three in the specialist placement students may be allocated to St.David’s Foundation for two- weeks as part of their palliative care rotation which includes 3 week at St Anne’s Hospice and 1 week with the Hospital Palliative Care Team.

In year three community placement students may be allocated to St.David’s Foundation for two-three week maximum, rotating to or from their main community base placement, to gain particular insight into community palliative care nursing.


09.00-17.00 Monday – Friday or by arrangement with supervising mentor.

No evening, night duty or weekend working required.

Dress Code: 

No Uniform 

Smart Casual Dress                                     

Flat dark shoes No jewellery / perfumes

Minimal make up

Students must have their ID badge on display at all times whilst on St. David’s bases and in clients homes.                                         

Last Updated: 

January 2009