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  1. 11 August 2016

    Canberra National Palliative Care Strategy Workshops

    PCA attended the Canberra National Palliative Care Strategy workshops on 4-5 August 2016. These were a good opportunity to provide feedback on the strengths of the current strategy and on opportunities for improvement and priorities […]

  2. 16 June 2016

    National Palliative Care Strategy 2010 Evaluation Workshops

    The Australian Government Department of Health has commissioned Urbis, social research and evaluation consultants, to conduct an evaluation of the National Palliative Care Strategy 2010 (the Strategy).  The purpose of the evaluation is to assess […]

  3. 31 March 2016

    Better Care for Children with Shorter Lives

    The Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) has launched a Scottish Parliament election manifesto calling for improved palliative care for babies, children and young people in Scotland.

  4. 24 March 2016

    Importance of advance care planning

    The ABC has focused on Australian health this week, publishing many stories about the end of life and advance care plans.

  5. 17 March 2016

    Meeting with Japanese delegation

    On 15 March 2015 representatives from the National Cancer Centre in Tokyo, Japan met with PCA staff on request to gain a better understanding of the National Standards Assessment Program.

  6. 10 March 2016

    FECCA & NARI Roundtable

    Today PCA attended a Roundtable discussion at Parliament House hosted by the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia and the National Ageing Research Institute. The aim of the roundtable was to develop a research agenda and a plan of action to further advance understanding of the needs of older CALD Australians.

  7. 10 March 2016

    Silver Chain Consumer Engagement National Reference Group Meeting

    PCA is a member of the Silver Chain Consumer Engagement National Reference Group, and this group will meet tomorrow in Canberra. The purpose of the group is to provide advice to Silver Chain about issues affecting consumers.

  8. 3 March 2016

    Paediatric Palliative Care Symposium

    PCA are attending the 12th Annual Paediatric Palliative Care Symposium at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

  9. 25 February 2016

    Palliative Care interview – ABC 774

    PCA Vice President Professor Peter Hudson and US expert Diane Meier discuss palliative care with ABC 774 in Melbourne.

  10. 18 February 2016

    Fact Sheet Developed – standards

    Supporting the delivery of safe and high quality end of life care, The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has developed a fact sheet to help services.

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