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Formerly St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Our Services A - Z - Palliative Care and End of Life Care Services

About the service

Palliative care is treatment, care and support for people with life-limiting illness and their family and friends.

A life-limiting illness is an illness that cannot be cured.  It covers a wide range of conditions that can include but is not limited to:

  • Cancer
  • Heart and lung disease
  • Motor neurone disease and multiple sclerosis
  • Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • Renal / kidney disease
  • Stroke and other neurological conditions
  • Other life-limiting illnesses


Page last updated on 02nd May 2024

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