Palliative care is the care of any patient with life-limiting illness. Palliative care may extend for many months and is not confined to the final days of life. The aim is to improve the quality of life for patients and their families through the prevention and relief of pain and other physical, psychosocial or spiritual problems.

This module briefly describes the management of some commonly encountered symptoms.

Accreditation number for this module: S2019/106

This module has been accredited for 1 hour of Group-1 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) or 1 hour of Group-2 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the module's Test yourself multiple choice questions, suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan.