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Our Mission

The Kirkwood provide specialist care, free of charge, to adults in Kirklees with advanced, progressive illnesses at any time from diagnosis to the end of life, respecting their individual needs and wishes. Care and support is also provided for their family members, friends and carers, both during the illness and after death. Through education, training and partnership with others, we improve care for everyone affected by a life limiting illness.


Our vision is a world where:

  • People with life limiting illnesses, and those who care for them, have free access to the best possible care when they need it
  • Everyone works together to ensure these people feel supported to live the best quality of life they can


Patients, Families and Carers are the focus of everything we do. Our values are what we live and work by. We are:

  • Respectful and Inclusive
  • Passionate and Determined
  • Open and Honest
  • Kind and Compassionate
  • Forward-thinking
  • We strive for Quality and Excellence

Our Priorities

  • To provide the best quality of care and quality of life for our patients
  • To extend our reach
  • To develop resources and use them wisely

Need clinical advice?
Call our advice line on:

01484 557910

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