Palliative care offers a variety of care options to best improve quality of life for people experiencing illness, their carers and families.
End of life nursing, treatments and procedures
Trusted information for carers on end of life issues for the person they are caring for such as surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
Thinking about your death can make life easier
Australians are being urged to plan for when they need medical help but can't speak for themselves. 'Advance care planning' ensures your values and wishes are respected in life or death situations.
Caring for someone with cancer
Trusted information on caring for someone with cancer, getting medical support and advice, money and benefits, dealing with your emotions, and end-of-life care.
The treatment given depends on your age and health, the type of leukaemia, how far it has progressed. Find out more about treatments options, side effects of treatment and palliative care, plus links to trusted resources.
Australia’s healthcare system
This article provides you with some information to help you understand the Australian healthcare system and the different types of services available to help you.
Medicinal cannabis is highly regulated in Australia. Learn how it might be used to help relieve the symptoms of certain medical conditions.
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.
Complications of cervical cancer
Information on complications of cervical cancer and links to trusted resources
Liver cancer treatment
Liver cancer is a cancer affecting the cells of your liver. It is among the top ten causes of cancer deaths in Australia. Find out more about liver cancer including the different types of treatments.