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Our palliative care service is provided for free, in the patients’ home or any place of their choosing.
This includes:
  • 24/7 nursing phone support and advice,
  • Coordination of care in collaboration with GPs and other healthcare providers,
  • Coordination of home help and personal cares,
  • Coordination of admission to funded palliative care beds at Golden Pond.
We support the patients’ family/whanau with support visits for social work assistance and counselling, grief and bereavement counselling and a grief support group who meet fortnightly at our Goulstone Rd office.
Our Volunteer Chaplain can provide Spiritual support.
A referral to our service is usually made by a GP.
If you feel you or a family member requires Hospice services, have a chat with your GP who can assess if Hospice care is the right service for you at this time.
Our services are delivered by a highly trained team of clinical nurses who are supported by an administration team based at our offices at 39 Goulstone Rd, Whakatane.
We offer a variety of services to ensure that our patients and their family/whanau feel fully supported while they are in the care of Hospice EBOP.

Health Professionals:

To refer someone to Hospice EBOP services:

Download the Syringe Driver Authority form

Email if you don't already have a referral form and we will send it to you.

Or you can contact us on 07 307 2244 and talk to our Clinical Services Leader

Equipment Loan
We have limited equipment, that our patient's can loan, which includes hospital beds, chairs, walkers and wheelchairs as well as other items that can help make life easier for our patients and their carers. This is delivered by our Hospice Delivery van to the patients home.
Additional Services from Volunteers
Respite Care - we have volunteers who can assist and support patients and their family/whanau with respite care.
Life Biography Service - volunteers who are skilled at listening and writing offer our Life biography service where the patients life story is made into a book for their family/whanau to treasure.
'Time Out' Sessions - we have a Weekly ‘Time Out’ for patients to enjoy morning tea with other patients and volunteers at the Hospice office every Friday from 10am – 12pm.
We provide the Hospice NZ Syringe Driver Competency Training Program
Please contact our Clinical Services Manager for more details about this course.
Phone 07 307 2244 or email



Hospice New Zealand is running a monthly lecture series. For more details on each lecture, go to the Hospice website or email for the latest lecture information.

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