End of life

There comes a time for all of us when we need to think about dying.

End of life care research interest group

Whether you’re contemplating the end of your own life, or that of someone you know and love, you will probably have lots of questions.

There are also lots of emotional, spiritual, physical and practical issues you might have to deal with in the final stages of chronic lung disease.

These pages aim to answer some of your questions and address some of these issues.

Emotional care
Emotional care
It’s normal to experience a wide variety of emotions at this time, whether you are the person directly affected or a friend or family member.
Emotional care

Physical care at the end of life
Physical care
Advice on physical care and what to expect at the end of life.
Physical care

Saying goodbye
Saying goodbye
Practical things you might want to think about, such as making a will and putting your affairs in order.
Saying goodbye

Helpline nurse offers support
Further information
A list of other organisations that can provide useful information about end of life care and concerns.
More information on end of life