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  1. 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.

  2. 3 March 2016

    Paediatric Palliative Care Symposium

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 26 November 2015

    Annual General Meeting Outcomes

    The PCA AGM was held on  Tuesday. There were three vacant Board positions and nominations were received from existing Board members who were re-nominating: Dr Jane Fischer, Phil Plummer and Associate Professor Richard Chye. All […]

  9. 24 November 2015

    Video: Access to palliative care

    Palliative Care Australia asked the palliative care sector at the 13th Australian Palliative Care Conference in September 2015, for their views on access to palliative care.

  10. 19 November 2015

    Private Health Insurance (PHI) Roundtable

    Palliative Care Australia (PCA) Vice President Jane Fischer and PCA Policy Manager Philippa Kirkpatrick attended the PHI roundtable on Monday 16 November 2015 in Canberra. There were about 36 participants representing a range of peak […]

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