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Palliative Care

An 11-bed inpatient unit specifically prepared to provide palliative care (pain and symptom management) to patients with life-limiting illnesses.

Patients with many different conditions benefit from our care.
Illnesses we treat include:

sickle cell disease,
organ failure (respiratory, heart, liver, kidney),
transplant failure,
trauma and
Patient ages range from adolescents through adulthood. An interdisciplinary team approach focuses on the prevention and relief of suffering and providing the best quality of life for patients and their families.






News and events

October 5, 2012
Conference: Steppingstones to Excellence in Wound Care

October 10, 2012
Conference: 6th Annual Pediatric & Neonatal Conference for Acute and Critical Care Nurses

November 16, 2012
Conference: 13th Annual Heart Matters




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Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center Nursing
1250 East Marshall Street Richmond, Virginia 23298-0510 Updated: 12/21/2011