Sometimes relatives can be taught how to give injections to ensure comfort and control pain and other symptoms. This is similar to giving oral pain relief/other oral medication but the route of giving has changed as the patient is no longer able to swallow.

This booklet provides information and guidance for carers who have are giving as-required injections for pain and symptom control in the community. 

Download the leaflet about giving as-required injections for pain and symptom control in the community