Critical pain relief medicines at risk for people with cancer and terminal illness

Key health organisations including Palliative Care Tasmania are stepping up advocacy efforts with supplies of a critical pain relief medication forecast to run out.

People nearing the end of their life or undergoing cancer treatment, including children with life limiting illness are most at risk.

Add your weight to our advocacy for these vulnerable people and share our concerns with your network.

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Josh Fear, National Policy Director, Palliative Care Australia will speak to ABC Local Radio Statewide Drive at 5:20pm today, raising concerns from around Australia including Tasmania. Tune in at