From Palliative Care Australia Stories about living, dying and Palliative Care
24 May 2019
Ken Ross, son of world renowned palliative care pioneer & ‘Five Stages of Grief’ creator Dr Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, spoke to Palliative Matters during National Palliative Care Week to reflect on the 50th Anniversary of his […]
21 May 2019
NSW’s only children’s hospice, Bear Cottage will unveil a Garden of Remembrance as part of National Palliative Care Week 2019, creating a dedicated place of love and solace to remember the children who won’t return. […]
20 May 2019
Dying is as normal a part of life as being born. While many of us are quick to rally around a new parent and offer help, supporting family or friends at the other end of […]
A man on a mission: How Dr Jordan Nguyen is mixing science and storytelling to build a better future for us all.
3 May 2019
Futurist, biomedical engineer, humanitarian, documentary maker, storyteller, tech entrepreneur, disability advocate… Dr Jordan Nguyen wears many hats as part of his quest to create tech-led solutions to some of society’s greatest challenges. Jordan will be […]
28 March 2019
New and emerging technologies are developing at a rapid rate. But it is important that palliative care remains a human service within the context of this changing world.
21 March 2019
On National Close the Gap Day we share the story of The Purple House, which is delivering hope, choice and comfort to remote Indigenous communities.
1 March 2019
It is not until we have lost someone that we really understand the power of a voice. The desire to just hear that voice one more time. The ability of a voice to evoke the love you shared.
1 March 2019
Sometimes in life we are thrown opportunities when we least expect it. Cassandra Thorburn talks to Palliative Matters about death, dancing and living without regret.
28 February 2019
Death is the ubiquitous spectre waiting to affect us all and while we cannot avoid it, we can try to understand it a little better.
14 February 2019
Palliative Care 2030 sets out a platform for the discussions we need to have meet the palliative care needs of our community in the future.
- Frail elderly put new pressure on prisons to provide palliative care
- One third of elderly patients receive futile treatment before they die
- Symbolic works created with ink-filled syringe capture life and offer therapy
- The most intimate thing I’ve done in my life: Kylie’s story
- Vicarious trauma: a young nurse shares her experience