End of Days

We have collated resources to support family/whanau at the close of a head and neck journey.


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Assisted dying is a new health service in New Zealand Aotearoa that is now available. We are conscious that whānau with terminal cancer may want to find out more information about assisted dying and that you may be asked questions about the service

Talking about dying: How to begin honest conversations about what lies ahead

This article, from the Royal College of Physicians, was written for clincians, however, there is much in it for patients, and family/whanau.


Do you know what you want when you die? Do you know how you want to be remembered? In a candid, heartfelt talk about a subject most of us would rather not discuss, Michelle Knox asks each of us to reflect on our core values around death and sh

Te Ara Whakapiri: Principles and guidance for the last days of life defines what adult New Zealanders can expect as they approach the end of their life. It is a statement of guiding principles and components for the care of adults in their last days