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This section will keep you up to date with project news and changes in the website as they occur during 2014.  You can also check out What's New in the Community or sign up for Twitter alerts.

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2014

Palliative Care Phone Advisory Now Available
Decision Assist is pleased to announce that the 24/7 national Palliative Care Phone Advisory Service is now available to assist GPs and health professionals working with older Australians. Call 1300 668 908 for the cost of a local call to receive specialist advice on all your patient or client palliative care needs. The phone service can also help with advance care planning information from 8am until 8pm. Call 1300 668 908 today!

Alliedhealth[HUB]news - September 2014
The September 2014 edition of the Allied Health newsletter is now available.
posted 11 September 2014

@CareSearch - September 2014 (717kb pdf doc) pdf document
The September 2014 @CareSearch newsletter is now available.
Posted 01 September 2014

Caring for a loved one with a life-limiting illness: new factsheet available
To help carers identify and find support, CareSearch is producing and distributing a set of information sheets that focus on carers and families. The latest factsheet in this series focuses on how important support is for carers (224kb pdf).
You can view all of the carers factsheet series on the resources page. 
Posted 28 August 2014

nurses[HUB]news - August 2014 (89kb pdf doc) pdf document
The August 2014 Nurses HUB newsletter is now available
Posted 20 August 2014

@CareSearch - August 2014 (695kb pdf doc) pdf document
The August 2014 @CareSearch newsletter is now available.
Posted 04 August 2014

Caring for a loved one with a life-limiting illness: new factsheets available
To help carers identify and find support, CareSearch is producing and distributing a set of information sheets that focus on carers and families. There are now three factsheets available. The second factsheet in the series focuses on how carers are not all the same (254kb pdf) and the third focuses on grief and loss (204kb pdf). You can find all the carers factsheets to date on the Print Resources page.
Posted 30 July 2014

Working Together Change Framework article published
This article published in the International Journal of Palliative Nursing reports on the framework approach to change developed to guide services through a change cycle and delivered via joint workshops run by CareSearch, NSAP and PCOC.

nurses[HUB]news - July 2014
The July 2014 Nurses HUB newsletter is now available.
Posted 17 June 2014 

Alliedhealth[HUB]news - July 2014
The July 2014 edition of the Allied Health newsletter is now available.
posted 10 July 2014

@CareSearch - July 2014
The July 2014 @CareSearch newsletter is now available.
posted 07 July 2014

Music therapy resources added to Allied Health Hub
The CareSearch Allied Health Hub was launched in late 2013, and in the months since, it has been helping allied health professionals provide palliative care to people with a life-limiting illness.
CareSearch is now pleased to announce that information on music therapy has been added to the Allied Health Hub. As an important group of allied health professionals, music therapists contribute to the care of people at the end of life every day. You can now find out more about this valuable area of allied health on the following pages: Posted  26 June 2014

nurses[HUB]news - June 2014
The June 2014 Nurses HUB newsletter is now available
Posted 19 June 2014 

Palliative care information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
CareSearch has worked with an advisory group to collate all of the information on the website that may be of relevance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The collated information brings evidence-based pages, project information, websites and organisations into one central location.
Posted  16 June 2014 

Staff Support / Self-Care
The CareSearch Residential Aged Care (RAC) page on staff support and self-care has been updated
posted 03 June 2014

@CareSearch - June 2014
The June 2014 @CareSearch newsletter is now available
posted 03 June 2014

New palliative care information for nurses in honour of National Palliative Care Week
In recognition of National Palliative Care Week 2014 and the wide role that nurses play in providing palliative care, CareSearch has completely revised its Nurses Hub and has added several pages of new content. Every page has been reviewed, updated, and re-written with the guidance and support of an advisory group.

Caring for a loved one with a life-limiting illness: New resources released for National Palliative Care Week
CareSearch is committed to providing trustworthy and easy-to-understand palliative care information for the community and is using National Palliative Care Week (25-31 May 2014) to recognise and acknowledge those who are caring for loved ones with a life-limiting illness. To help carers identify and find support, CareSearch is producing and distributing a set of information sheets that focus on carers and families.
Posted by Admin on May 26 2014 

nurses[HUB]news - May 2014
The May 2014 Nurses HUB newsletter is now available
posted 21 May 2014

International Nurses Day 2014
Each year, the International Council of Nurses chooses a theme for International Nurses Day discussions. The theme for 2014 is ‘Nurses: A force for change – A vital resource for health’, and CareSearch has produced a special factsheet on research, evidence and quality improvement, three main approaches by which patient care and outcomes can be improved.
Posted by Admin on 17 May 2014

Alliedhealth[HUB]news - May 2014
The May 2014 edition of the Allied Health newsletter is now available.
posted 08 May 2014

@CareSearch - May 2014
The May 2014 @CareSearch newsletter is now available
posted 05 May 2014

nurses[HUB]news - April 2014
The April 2014 Nurses HUB newsletter is now available
posted 17 April 2014

@CareSearch - April 2014
The April 2014 @CareSearch newsletter is now available
posted 07  April 2014

Two new resources have been added to the CareSearch website during March 2014. They are:
  • Working Together Change Framework
    This page provides details on the project looking at an aligned approach to facilitate change management which led to the development of the ‘Working Together Change Framework’.
  • My Learning 6: Carers
    My Learning 6 explores the issues and concerns confronted by a single mother who takes on the role of caring for her mother.
posted 4 April 2014

nurses[HUB]news - March 2014
The March 2014 Nurses HUB newsletter is now available
posted 20 March 2014

Alliedhealth[HUB]news - March 2014
The March 2014 edition of the Allied Health newsletter is now available.
posted 13  March 2014

@CareSearch - March 2014
The March 2014 @CareSearch newsletter is now available
posted 17  March 2014

nurses[HUB]news - February 2014
The February 2014 Nurses HUB newsletter is now available
posted 19 February 2014

@CareSearch - February 2014
The February 2014 @CareSearch newsletter is now available
posted 03 February 2014

RAC[HUB]news - January 2014
The Summer 2014 RAC HUB newsletter is now available
posted 30 January 2014

nurses[HUB]news - January 2014
The January 2014 Nurses HUB newsletter is now available
posted 16 January 2014

ALLIEDhealth[HUB]news - January 2014
The January 2014 Allied Health newsletter is now available
posted 29 July 2014

Last updated on 11 September 2014