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15th February 2024

Anticipatory Prescribing: information for patients and carers

Understanding the injections that you have been asked to keep at home.  Advice from a senior palliative physician

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15th February 2024

Constipation caused by medicines: Information for patients and carers

What is the best treatment for constipation caused by medicines? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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11th January 2024

Agitation and Restlessness in the Final Days: Information for patients and carers

Confusion, restlessness and agitation are common distressing symptoms at the end of life 

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1st November 2023

Itching: Information for patients and carers

Understanding the causes of itch, and techniques to improve itchy skin

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26th September 2023

Lymphoedema: Information for patients and carers

Lymphoedema is a long-term condition that causes swelling in the body's tissues

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11th September 2023

Spinal cord compression: Information for patients and carers

Consider the need for urgent treatment in someone with bone metastases who has developed new back pain

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27th April 2023

Caring for a breathless patient at home

Resources to support someone who is living with breathlessness

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12th April 2023

Radiotherapy skin reactions: Information for patients and carers

How radiotherapy can affect the skin and how to care for your skin during treatment

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10th March 2023

Nausea and vomiting: Information for patients and carers

How can I help my nausea at home before trying medication? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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15th February 2023

Hiccups: Information for patients and carers

Self-help techniques and when to seek medical help

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19th January 2023

Cough: Information for patients and carers

How should I treat my cough? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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5th December 2022

Mouth care: Information for patients and carers

An overview of good mouth care and how to manage common problems

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