Patient Empowerment

Patients and Family

If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with a life-limiting condition, you will likely hear the term “palliative care” at your consultations. What this entails will be different for everyone. 

“In the first weeks of my wife’s last illness her pain was uncontrollable. Fortunately our GP explained about the aims and objectives of palliative care – until then we knew nothing about hospices or palliative medicine”

This short video will help you to make the most of your clinical consultations, help you understand that it is okay to have questions and how to communicate effectively within a complicated medical setting. 


A diagnosis of a life-limiting illness is daunting for the patient and their loved ones. Many of them will have lots of questions about their health, treatment and where to go next. 

It can be easy for them to get lost in the medical terminology that health care professionals use every day.

This short video is a supportive tool to help you work with your patients in an effective manner so that they feel reassured and confident about navigating a complicated healthcare system.