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.
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.
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.
Home medicines review
Not managing your own or someone else’s medicines correctly can have serious consequences. A free home medicines review (HMR) by a pharmacist can help.
Out of date medicines
When medicines are manufactured, by law they have to be given an expiry date. Learn more about expiration dates and safe storage of medicines.
Heart failure treatment
There are a number of lifestyle changes you can make to help prevent heart failure and medicine available from your doctor. Find out what treatments are available.
Information on osteoarthritis treatment options and medicines. Plus links to trusted resources.
Reporting a problem with a medicine
You should report any problems with your medicine to a healthcare professional. It’s also helpful if you report them directly to the TGA. Learn more here.
Medicines and breastfeeding
While most medicines are safe to take while breastfeeding, some can affect your baby. Learn which medicines you can take and where to go for advice.
Trusted information about community nursing from leading Australian health organisations, including links to palliative care and costs of care.