CareSearch Blog: Palliative Perspectives

The views and opinions expressed in our blog series are those of the authors and are not necessarily supported by CareSearch, Flinders University and/or the Australian Government Department of Health.
 

Death in Central Australia – too much, and too soon

A guest blog post by Dr Christine Sanderson, Palliative Care Specialist, Territory Palliative Care - Central Australia, Alice Springs Hospital

  • 9 November 2020
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 1683
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Death in Central Australia – too much, and too soon

In Central Australia, statistics about closing the gap come to life. For the Part of Life blog series, Palliative Care Specialist Dr Christine Sanderson at Alice Springs Hospital discusses the palliative care needs of Aboriginal patients, and how her team work to provide quality and person-centred care.

Palliative Care Australia: driving leadership, access, and quality

A guest blog post by Chelsea Menchin, National Project Manager, Palliative Care Australia

  • 5 November 2020
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 618
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Palliative Care Australia: driving leadership, access, and quality

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) is the national peak body for palliative care services in Australia. In the ninth blog for our National Palliative Care Project series Chelsea Menchin, National Project Manager at PCA discusses what activities they’ve planned and how they will align with the priorities in the National Palliative Care Strategy.

Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) and its alignment to the National Palliative Care Strategy

A guest blog post by Suzanne Cosgrove, National Manager, Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA)

  • 4 November 2020
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 669
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Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) and its alignment to the National Palliative Care Strategy

In the eighth blog for our National Palliative Care Project series, Suzanne Cosgrove, National Manager for PEPA, discusses the projects aims to enhance the capacity of health professionals to deliver a palliative approach and how their education activities align with the guiding principles and goals set out within the National Palliative care Strategy.

Advance Care Planning Australia: our three year plan

A guest blog post by Linda Nolte, Program Director, Advance Care Planning Australia

  • 27 October 2020
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 1205
  • 2 Comments
Advance Care Planning Australia: our three year plan

Advance care planning (ACP) can improve end-of-life care in line with a person’s wishes. In the seventh blog for our National Palliative Care Project series, Linda Nolte, Program Director at Advance Care Planning Australia discusses the aims of the national program and activities planned for the next three years to help improve care at the end of life.

Death is a part of life - the core of End-of-Life Essentials

A guest blog post by Associate Professor Kim Devery, Project Lead and Ms Deb Rawlings, Co-Lead, End-of-Life Essentials

  • 22 October 2020
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 1387
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Death is a part of life - the core of End-of-Life Essentials

In the sixth blog for our National Palliative Care Project series Associate Professor Kim Devery, Project Lead and Ms Deb Rawlings, Co-Lead of End-of-Life Essentials (EOLE) discuss how the EOLE project will help nurses, doctors and allied health professionals to improve the quality of end-of-life care in hospitals around Australia through their free online education and training modules.

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