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Palliative Care Australia is an authoritative source on a range of subjects to do with palliative care, dying, bereavement, caring for the dying and the health system.

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Media inquiries should be directed to Jeremy Henderson 0425 559 710. 

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Royal Commission: Palliative care is core business for aged care

Royal Commission: Palliative care is core business for aged care

29 April 2021

The recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety (The Commission) are aligned with, and a very strong endorsement of recommendations long held and advocated by the nation’s peak palliative care organisation, […]

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Reform in opioid regulation should not be at the expense of palliative care patients

Reform in opioid regulation should not be at the expense of palliative care patients

15 April 2021

Palliative Care Australia (PCA), the nation’s peak body for palliative care, has today reiterated its support for reform of opioid regulation in Australia, but restated its position that any changes must not impact access to appropriate opioids for palliative care patients.  The […]

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New video for health workers illustrates culturally safe advance care planning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

New video for health workers illustrates culturally safe advance care planning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

25 March 2021

Encouraging conversations around end-of-life is challenging, but a new video, Discussing Choices – Indigenous Advance Care Plans – A Learning Resource featuring the Groote Eylandt community, has demonstrated that conducting culturally safe end-of-life discussions is […]

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