Pancreatic cancer and end of life care during coronavirus

If someone you care about is near the end of their life, you may be struggling with the impact of the coronavirus restrictions, on top of everything else.

Being told that someone close to you is nearing the end of their life is distressing. Worries about the impact of coronavirus on the healthcare system, and limits of seeing friends and family may make things feel overwhelming.

We hope the information in this section will help you get support at this difficult time. We explain:

The information here is based on national coronavirus guidance. If you live in an area where there are local restrictions, check what the guidance is locally.

More information on end of life care

We also have detailed information about what to expect when someone reaches the end of their life, including the symptoms they might get, and what happens at the end.

End of life care for pancreatic cancer

Where to find support

If you have any questions or need help and support, speak to the GP, district nurse or palliative care team.

You can also speak to our specialist nurses on our free Support Line with any questions, or if you just need to talk to someone.

Speak to our nurses

Updated 12 November 2020