Palliative Care Australia

What is palliative care?

Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial and spiritual - World Health Organization

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13th Australian Palliative Care Conference

Register for pre-conference workshops on Tuesday 1 September. Two workshops are already fully booked so register before places run out. Available workshops include:

  • Ethical and practical aspects of decision-making in paediatric palliative care
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander palliative care – How can we close the gap?
  • Communication skills – essential for the future of palliative care

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