About the directory of services
The National Palliative Care Service Directory provides information about specialist palliative care service providers, state or territory palliative care organisations and community support agencies.
A palliative care provider is a medical, nursing or allied health professional who provides primary care with a palliative approach to patients with a life-limiting illness.
A specialist palliative care provider is a medical, nursing or allied health professional, recognised as a specialist by an accrediting body (or who primarily works in palliative care if an accrediting body is not available), who provides primary or consultative care to patients with a life-limiting illness.
A specialist palliative care service is a service provided by a cohesive interdisciplinary network of specialist palliative care providers.
This information is maintained by Palliative Care Australia (PCA). While PCA has exercised due care in collating the material contained on this website it does not guarantee the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information, nor the quality and suitability of the services listed. If you have any questions about this information, or believe the information is incomplete or out of date, please contact PCA on 02 6232 0700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Palliative Care Service Directory is an Australian Government funded initiative enhanced as part of Decision Assist.