Death and Dying Well in North Tyneside Q & A

Support and Information to help you care for someone at the end of their life

Death and dying affects us all. The pandemic brought home the challenges carers faced supporting their loved ones through end-of-life care. North Tyneside Carers’ Centre has teamed up with Palliative Care Specialist, GP Dr Kathryn Hall, and the Sage Foundation to record a video in which Dr Hall answers questions from carers about end-of-life care in our region.

Websites recommended by palliative care expert GP Dr Kathryn Hall

This NHS guide is for people who are approaching the end of their life. Some parts of it are useful for people who are caring for someone who is dying, or people who want to plan for their own end of life care:

» End of life care – NHS

North Tyneside Council and Macmillan have produced a guide about palliative care in North Tyneside with lots of information about the support services available to you:

» Palliative Care in North Tyneside – North Tyneside Council & Macmillan

Northern Cancer Alliance’s Deciding Right website has lots of useful information for patients and carers:

» Deciding right – Information for Patients and Public – Northern Cancer Alliance

Talking about death and dying can be tough. Hospice UK’s Dying Matters Resources will help you, your family and friends to start the conversation:

» Dying Matters Resources | Hospice UK

Marie Curie’s guides help with practical information and support on all aspects of life with terminal illness, dying and bereavement:

» Information and support – Marie Curie

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