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Tweetchat – Living Well With Chronic Illness

Celebrate National Palliative Care Week by participating in a special tweetchat to discuss ‘Living Well With Chronic Illness’.

Join us at 7pm Sydney time on 26 May 2016 by tweeting using the hashtag #NPCW16

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This online tweetchat will be an opportunity to share your experiences, ask your questions and talk about the key issues about living well with life-limiting illness – be that dementia, cancer, MND, heart failure, or any other serious chronic condition. To learn more, see the Dying to Talkwebsite.

What? Topics for discussion:

  • T1 What does “living well with chronic illness” mean to you?
  • T2 What do you think palliative care can offer for people with chronic illness?
  • T3 How can we improve access to palliative care for people with chronic illness? Are there barriers to overcome?
  • T4 What one thing will you do in 2016 to get people #dyingtotalk about living well with chronic illness?


Everyone with an interest in these issues is welcome, including:

  • People living with chronic illness, serious illness, life-limiting illness
  • Carers or loved ones of people living with chronic illness
  • Clinicians, researchers.
  • Health service managers, administrators, policymakers.
  • Other interested members of the community.
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about palliative care.

When? Thursday, 26th May 2016

  • 5:00pm AWST Perth
  • 6:30pm ACST Adelaide, Darwin
  • 7:00pm AEST Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane
  • 9:00pm NZST Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch

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