Palliative care within Australia is provided by many different health professionals in a variety of health settings and in the community. Health professionals have different types of involvement with palliative care. For some, palliative care is a small but ongoing part of their practice. Others may have an intermittent involvement depending on the needs of their individual patients. For others, palliative care is their area of professional responsibility.
Many different disciplines and professional groups contribute to palliative care individually and as part of multidisciplinary care teams. Each main group has an individual webpage. There are more extensive sets of resources for specific groups in the following Hubs:
These pages provide access to resources and literature relevant to the practice of palliative care for different individual professional groups. They have been developed either in association with professional bodies or by individual practitioners from that area.
This page was last updated 12 October 2012