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COVID-19 Updates

Australian COVID-19 Palliative Care Working Group 

Palliative Care Australia has formed the Australian COVID-19 Palliative Care Working Group (ACPCWG) in partnership with the Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM), Palliative Care Nurses Australia (PCNA), Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine (AChPM) of the Royal College of Physicians (RACP), End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC), Paediatric Palliative Care Australia and New Zealand (PAPCANZ), CareSearch, caring@home and the Australian Department of Health. ACPCWG-related updates and resources will be shared below:

ACPCWG newsletters

The working group will be issuing regular e-newsletters as an additional communications vehicle to share updates and information. View these newsletters below:

PCA Submissions and Reports

General Updates

Commonwealth Department of Health

World Health Organisation (WHO)

National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce

Health professionals and aged care workers

Clinical resources

Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM) and CareSearch have collated a series of resources specifically for health care professionals working in palliative care. 

Online Training

Grief and Bereavement:

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement have published  a series of excellent resources for practitioners and the general public on topics relating to grief and bereavement during COVID-19.

Spiritual Care

Key Articles and Research

National Palliative Care Service Directory

Search our directory to find palliative care providers near you.

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