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It’s Palliative Care Week, and during this time, people are encouraged to think about what care they would like for themselves and their families, if they had a serious illness.

Palliative care is special care for people with serious illnesses, such as heart failure, cancer or lung disease. It focuses on providing relief from symptoms, pain and stress. It can help patients understand their condition and treatment options, and help families cope with every day challenges.

Talking about death and dying is a very difficult thing to do. For many patients and families, getting the right support from people they trust, can help them talk about their fears and worries, and plan for their care. Creating the right time and space is key. Health care professionals also need support to help people to have these conversations.

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