For a comprehensive list of hospitals, organisations, hospices and pain management centres in the Basel area offering palliative care, hospice and home help services, contact Palliativnetz Nordwestschweiz, www.palliativnetz.ch
Palliative Care Basel
St Alban Ring 151
Tel. 061 319 75 00 (Mon-Fri 8-12 and 1.30-5)
Palliative care centre housed within Hildegard Palliative Centre in Basel (below)
Palliative care clinic with 10 rooms in Arlesheim, Baselland.
Voluntary organisation based in Basel that provides trained volunteers to accompany people with terminal illness, and support their families.
Clinic in Arlesheim Baselland run along anthroposophical lines, offering acute hospital care, respite and end-of-life care.
Clinic in Rheinfelden offering a complete range of psycho-oncology services for patients and their families.
Société Française d’Accompagnement et de Soins Palliatifs
French organisation concerned with palliative and hospice care throughout France, www.sfap.org
Voluntary organisation whose staff are trained to accompany people with terminal illness, raise awareness of the issues, offer bereavement counselling, palliative care advice, etc.