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.
Medicines and breastfeeding
While most medicines are safe to take while breastfeeding, some can affect your baby. Find out which medicines you can take and how to get advice.
Chemotherapy describes medicine that aims to stop or slow down the growth of cancer cells. Find out how 'chemo' treatment works and its side effects.
Pancreatic cancer treatments
Pancreatic cancer treatments will depend on factors such as when the cancer was diagnosed, how far and where it's spread as well as your age and health.
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.
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.