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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 3 March 2016

    Paediatric Palliative Care Symposium

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 18 February 2016

    Transition to My Aged Care

    Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACATs) will start using My Aged Care to conduct comprehensive assessments and referrals  from February 2016. The transition dates: Queensland: 1 February 2016 New South Wales: 4 February 2016 Australian Capital […]

  9. 17 February 2016

    National Health Reform Summit

    On Tuesday PCA attended the 7th National Health Reform Summit, hosted by the Australian Health Care Reform Alliance. The Summit focussed on two important areas: mental health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health. Some […]

  10. 9 December 2015

    Palliative Care Online Training

    The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association has re-launched the Palliative Care Online Training Portal with two new training modules on pain management and recognising deteriorating patients. All six online modules have been developed in accordance […]

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