Symptom Control Palliative care aims to treat or manage pain and other physical symptoms. It will also help with any psychological, social or spiritual needs. Palliative care includes caring for people who are near the end of life. The goal of palliative care is to help the paitent and everyone affected by their illness to achieve the best quality of life, People can receive palliative care alongside other treatments such as chemotherapy or radio therapy. Your allocated Clinical Nurse Specialist will be able to advise you on appropriate symptom control measures.