Are you living with or supporting someone who is living with life-limiting illness? Are you a healthcare worker caring for someone with a life-limiting illness? 

Palliative Care Advice Service

This is a non-emergency service. If you need immediate medical attention, call 000 or go to your closest emergency department.

Our specialist nurses and doctors provide free and confidential advice to anyone who needs information about life-limiting illness, palliative or end of life care.

For more information, visit the Palliative Care Advice Service website.


The Palliative Care Advice Service provides specialist and evidence-based information and guidance. All conversations, and any information that you provide, remain private, confidential and secure.

About the service

The Palliative Care Advice Service is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, operated by the Royal Melbourne Hospital and supported by the Victorian Government.

In a medical emergency, call 000. If you are feeling unwell, see your local GP or go to your local hospital Emergency department for help.