Comprehensive care for the terminally ill includes control of a patient’s symptoms or pain, psychological counselling for patients and their families, and spiritual support for those who want it. Photo: Shutterstock

Hospice and palliative care services in Hong Kong: how to access them, and why we need to talk more openly about death

Demand for end-of-life, palliative and hospice care in Hong Kong is outstripping supply. Knowing what the options are is essential to ensuring loved ones die in peace, and so too is talking frankly about dying

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Comprehensive care for the terminally ill includes control of a patient’s symptoms or pain, psychological counselling for patients and their families, and spiritual support for those who want it. Photo: Shutterstock
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