Grief before death – understanding anticipatory grief
Find out how to cope with the news that someone you care for has a terminal illness.
Coping with learning you have a terminal illness
This article provides advice on what to do if you need to talk to someone about your bad news, condition or how you are feeling.
End of life health
Living with a terminal illness can be difficult for you and your loved ones. Learn more about coping with a terminal illness, talking about your feelings, and understanding anticipatory grief.
Living with dying – a personal story
Being diagnosed with a terminal illness is both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from healthtalkonline.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.
Start talking about your illness
Talking with your loved ones about your illness isn't always easy. Start a conversation with someone close to you by following these tips.
End-of-life nursing, treatments and procedures
This article explains some of the treatments that end-of-life patient may need, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Alzheimer's disease affects the brain functions, memory and behaviour. Find out about symptoms, how it’s diagnosed, and how to help delay its onset.
How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness
Information about home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.
When kidneys no longer function properly, dialysis or kidney transplant is necessary for survival. Find out more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of kidney failure.
Emphysema is a progressive lung disease usually caused by cigarette smoking. It causes shortness of breath and coughing.