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St Barnabas House

St Barnabas House is an independent charitable hospice located in Worthing, West Sussex. We provide end of life care services, both at the hospice and in the local community, to adults with advanced progressive life-limiting conditions.


Who we are and what we do

This animation shows the variety of different hospice care services we provide, both at the hospice and in the local community, and explains some of the ways you can support St Barnabas House.

Please watch the animation to find out more about why your support is vital in ensuring that local people and their families continue to receive the end of life care and support they need during an extremely difficult time.

Our team

The hospice team consists of nurses, doctors, social workers, counsellors, our Chaplain, physiotherapists, complementary therapists, an Artist-in-Residence, our Hospice at Home team and our friendly volunteers.

The hospice staff will discuss your treatment and care with you, giving you the opportunity to express your wishes and address your concerns. We appreciate that this is a difficult time for you and your family, and that some things may be difficult to talk about. We aim to be sensitive and supportive in our conversations with you by respecting your individual beliefs, lifestyle and culture.

Our services

We offer palliative care services for patients with cancer and other life-limiting conditions. Our services include:

  • 20 bed In-Patient Unit
  • Day Hospice with 18 places
  • Community Palliative Care Team
  • Hospice at Home
  • Family Services Team
  • Education Department

To find out more about the care services we provide, visit the our care section of our website.

Patients may be referred for:

  • Management of physical symptoms
  • Emotional support and counselling
  • Use of our Day Hospice services
  • Admission to the ward for symptom management, respite care, or end of life care

If you are a healthcare professional looking to make a referral, please visit the hospice referral process section of our website.

Take a virtual tour

Take a virtual tour of St Barnabas House to see the facilities and care we provide for patients with life-limiting conditions from the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas.

Our fundraising standards

We are registered with the Fundraising Regulator. We are committed to high standards and we adhere to the Fundraising Code of Practice. We agree to ensure our fundraising is legal, open, honest, fair and respectful. Read some of our fundraising policies.

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Our people

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Our history

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Professional accreditations

Care Quality Commission

As an independent hospice, we are regularly inspected by the Care Quality Commission.

View our latest CQC rating

Our Fundraising Standards

We are registered with the Fundraising Regulator. Read our fundraising standards.

Read our fundraising standards

Members of Hospice UK

We are a member of Hospice UK, the national charity for adult's hospices.

Read more about Hospice UK