Palliative Care ECHO

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Palliative Care ECHO

Palliative Care ECHO is a series of interactive virtual (via Zoom™) mentoring sessions that addresses a range of palliative care topics chosen by health professionals in the primary care sector. The monthly sessions for health professionals, aim to increase palliative care knowledge, skills and confidence in the primary healthcare sector across the country.

Each 1-hour Palliative Care ECHO session is facilitated to be a safe and supportive online environment and consists of:

  • A 10-minute presentation by a Multidisciplinary Palliative Care Specialist team (teams come from a range of states and territories)
  • A deidentified case presented by a primary care professional, allowing for specialist input and discussion among peers
  • Lots of opportunities for Q&A and discussion

Please go to for more information and resources or email If you are part of a palliative care specialist team, please reach out to discuss involvement on

Palliative Care ECHO™ is based on an international evidence-based Project ECHO® telementoring program. There is no cost to attend sessions and benefits include:

  • A virtual network to share palliative care knowledge & experiences across the country
  • An opportunity to connect with a multidisciplinary specialist palliative care team
  • Improve local workforce capacity and delivery of high-quality palliative care
  • Improve access to effective palliative care for communities with limited access to specialist services
  • Promote choice for people with a life-limiting illness while increasing quality of life and reducing pain and discomfort
  • Access resources and presentation slides.

Currently running lunchtimes on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, we will probably add another time in 2024. Palliative Care ECHO is funded by The Commonwealth of Australia, National Palliative Care Projects Grant. Please don’t hesitate to reach out.