Palliative Care Definitions

Below is an explanation of some of the key terms and phrases you will hear regarding palliative care. More information on children's palliative care and adult palliative care can be found here:

Palliative care
Hospice
End-of-life care
Life-limiting illness / condition
Generalist palliative care
Specialist palliative care

Where is palliative care available?

Northern Ireland
Republic of Ireland