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From Palliative Care Australia Palliative Matters Stories about living, dying and Palliative Care

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  1. Supporting palliative care patients who choose to die at home

    10 October 2019

    Max* a 95-year-old man, was recently admitted to a private hospital in metropolitan Brisbane, Queensland. He had a history of cancer, had exhausted his disease-modifying treatment options, and the health care team recognised that Max […]

  2. Palliative care champions recognised

    29 September 2019

    Each day across Australia, thousands of individuals and teams are working in palliative care to make a positive difference to the lives of people living with a life-limiting illness. Palliative Care Australia (PCA) is proud […]

  3. 2017 National Palliative Care Awards catchup: QuoCCA

    11 September 2019

    As we countdown to the announcement of the 2019 National Palliative Care Awards at this week’s Oceanic Palliative Care Conference in Perth, we were fortunate to catch-up with some past winners. This week we hear […]

  4. 2017 National Palliative Care Award winners… where are they now? Peter Jenkin

    5 September 2019

    In 2017  Peter Jenkin, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner: Aged Care at Resthaven Adelaide was awarded the National Palliative Care Award for ‘Excellence in Palliative Care in an Aged Care Setting’.  As part of our “Where are they […]

  5. 2017 National Palliative Care Award winners… where are they now? Anna Holliday

    2 September 2019

    Next up in our “Where are they now” series we catch up with Anna Holliday, Project Manager at Li-Ve Tasmania and the winner of the Emerging Leader category at the 2017 National Palliative Care Awards. Anna will be attending […]

  6. 2017 National Palliative Care Award winners… where are they now? Dr Diana Ferreira

    27 August 2019

    As we countdown to the the announcement of the 2019 National Palliative Care Awards at the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference in Perth, we thought it would be a great opportunity to catch up with our 2017 […]

  7. Culture and community drives Dr Christian Ntizimira’s passion for palliative care

    6 August 2019

    Dr Christian Ntizimira’s passion for palliative care comes from a very personal place of tragedy and cultural awareness. Dr Ntizimira will be the International Human Rights Keynote Speaker at 19OPCC in Perth this September, sharing […]

  8. Life after Jarrod… Briony Lyle takes on her next big challenge

    19 June 2019

    Briony Lyle will share insights from her extraordinary life with late husband, professional golfer Jarrod Lyle, at the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference this September. From their high school days in Shepparton, Victoria to the world […]

  9. Into the Dreaming

    3 June 2019

    An innovative new resource kit has been developed in NSW to help local Aboriginal communities feel more welcome in palliative care settings and start inclusive and culturally appropriate conversations about end of life planning. “Into […]

  10. National art competition highlights what matters most during the holiday season

    6 December 2018

    In the lead up to this holiday season, Palliative Care Australia (PCA) hosted the third Dying to Talk online art competition which asked participants to create a piece of art that demonstrates what matters most to them during the holiday season.  With a record of 125 entries submitted, artworks were created by artists all around the country.


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