End of life

Find support and advice if you, or someone you care for is nearing end of life.

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Our end of life information is for people with a long-term lung condition who are coming to the end of their life. It is also for those who are close to them, including carers, family, and friends. 

This information has been reviewed in collaboration with Marie Curie, the UK’s leading end of life charity.

Planning ahead

Find out what practical things you can do to prepare for the end of life, including talking to your family.

Your emotions around death

Your emotions when reaching the end of life may vary. Find out how to manage those emotions, and how to talk to your loved ones about death.

Physical signs of dying

Find out what symptoms you may experience at the end of life, and how to control them. This information is also for family and friends of someone who is dying.

Support for friends and family

Find out how you can help your loved one when they’re near the end of life. From emotional support for them, to help for you in coping with grief.
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