Palliative care is holistic care that aims to improve the quality of life of people who are dying. Read about the range of services available.
Radiotherapy and other cancer treatments
Radiotherapy uses radiation to damage cancer cells and stop them from reproducing. It can be used by itself or combined with other cancer treatments. Find out more by reading our partner pages.
Community health nurses work with people and their families to help prevent disease, maintain health and treat any existing health problems.
When someone dies at home
Many people prefer to die at home, in familiar surroundings. If you care for someone with a terminal condition, this article can help you prepare for the death.
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.
Brain tumour treatment
A brain tumours treatment depends on the tumour itself, your health and other factors. Learn more about the treatment options available for brain tumours.
Most cases of pancreatic cancer occur in people over the age of 50. Find out why the stage at which the cancer is diagnosed is so important.
Talking about your terminal 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.
Opioid medicines and pain
Some pain medicines, such as opioids, need to be taken with care. Learn about the risks and benefits of opioids, side effects and pain-relief alternatives.
Leukaemia is a blood cancer that affects the formation of white blood cells. Not all types of leukaemia are curable. Learn more here.