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Events March 15 2019

National Hospice Symposium QLD

Date: Friday 15 March 2019 Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm AEST Venue: Gold Coast Hospital Education Centre, Southport, QLD 4222 Hospice care is a style of care, rather than something that takes place in a specific […]

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Policy and Publications

Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) has produced updated Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines which replace two previous guidelines: Palliative Care Service Provision in Australia: A Planning Guide; and A Guide to Palliative Care Service Development: A Population-Based Approach.

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Bassam’s Story

Bassam shares his story about being diagnosed with terminal cancer and his experience with palliative care. After being told the cancer was incurable, Bassam tried different medical trials to ease his pain and discomfort with no luck.

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Dying to Talk Discussion Starter

Use the Dying to Talk Discussion Starter to talk to your family and friends about your end-of-life wishes.

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Dementia and palliative care discussion paper

This discussion paper provides guidance for health professionals on palliative and end-of-life care for people with dementia and those who support them.

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Paediatric Palliative Care Resources

Our resources provide practical information about paediatric palliative care to families who have a child with a life-limiting illness, as well as the people who support them. Information is also available for health professionals to better support families and provide quality paediatric palliative care.

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National Palliative Care Week

What Matters Most?

National Palliative Care Week is an annual awareness raising week organised by Palliative Care Australia.

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