When you are ill you need to talk with health professionals. Talking openly is important. It will help you to understand what is happening. It will help with your concerns. It might be helpful to tell health professionals that you have a carer that looks after you.
You may find that there are many health professionals involved in caring for you. This can mean having many conversations about your medical condition. There are some things that might help:
CarerHelp has a list of questions that you or your carer might want to ask the health care team.
Download the CarerHelp Question Prompt List (576kb pdf)
Question Prompt List (576kb pdf)
Visit Carer Gateway website: Talking with health professionals
Visit Cancer Council NSW website: Common questions about palliative care
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Last updated 02 August 2021