Making an educational visit – St Columba’s Hospice Palliative Care, Edinburgh

Who can visit?

We’re delighted to welcome medical and health care professionals, students and international groups. The learning opportunities we can offer you and length of your visit will depend on the individual needs of your group, so please complete an application form and we’ll do all we can to accommodate your request.

What do you get out of a visit?

Depending on learning objectives and length of placement, you can:

  • Observe ward rounds
  • Manage palliative patients
  • Attend multi-disciplinary team meetings
  • Visit patients in the community
  • Meet other members of the team to understand their roles

Organise a visit

If an educational visit to witness our work first-hand would be of benefit to you or your students, please download and complete the application and submit it to We aim to respond to your application within 28 days.

Want to find out more?

For more information about making a visit to St Columba’s Hospice Care, please send us an email.

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