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New End of Life Essentials modules for health professionals

New End of Life Essentials modules for health professionals

End of Life Law for Clinicians is a free training program about the law at end of life, developed by the Australian Centre for Heath Law Research and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, QUT, with funding from the Department of Health.

GP online modules and face-to-face workshops for palliative care

GP online modules and face-to-face workshops for palliative care

The Department of Health recently provided funding for PEPA (Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach) to work with PHNs to deliver a Palliative Approach Workshop for GPs.

Seven linkage strategies that can improve quality of care

Seven linkage strategies that can improve quality of care

A systematic literature review previously conducted at QUT revealed early evidence that seven linkage strategies have the potential to improve service and client outcomes in aged care.

Palliative and end of life funding announcement for South Eastern NSW

Palliative and end of life funding announcement for South Eastern NSW

COORDINARE - South Eastern NSW PHN today announced that additional Commonwealth funding will be provided for palliative and end of life care in South Eastern NSW.

Evidence-based support in palliative care

Evidence-based support in palliative care

Do you provide care for older people who may be nearing end of life? The ELDAC Helpline has been established to quickly connect you with the latest resources.

Time to have the conversation: What matters most

Time to have the conversation: What matters most

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN is encouraging everyone to get together with family and friends, celebrate your time together and talk about ‘What matters most’ during National Palliative Care Week.

Palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: online resources

Palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: online resources

CareSearch has created online resources that will help build a path of cultural capability and understanding for supporting care with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Looking to a sustainable future for palliative and end of life care

Looking to a sustainable future for palliative and end of life care

National Palliative Care Week took place on 21- 28 May 2017, with this year’s theme ‘you matter, your care matters”. Palliative care can make a difference.

Updates in Palliative Care for General Practice: New online modules

Updates in Palliative Care for General Practice: New online modules

Palliative care in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions has undergone several recent changes, with new options available for GP advice, referrals, patient support and palliative treatment in the home.

Palliative Care project ‘Driven to change: Making medications work’

Palliative Care project ‘Driven to change: Making medications work’

The LHD is now in a position to extend this project to the Shoalhaven region.

National Palliative Care Week: Dying to talk

National Palliative Care Week: Dying to talk

It's National Palliative Care Week until 28 May and the theme is: Living well with chronic illness. The most recent AIHW statistics show most people accessing palliative care in Australia have cancer.

United action to safeguard Australians from unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures

United action to safeguard Australians from unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures

The Choosing Wisely Australia campaign recently released 61 recommendations.

Express your interest: Decision Assist Advance Care Planning and Train the Trainer Workshop

Express your interest: Decision Assist Advance Care Planning and Train the Trainer Workshop

Two GPs and two practice nurses within the PHN catchment have an opportunity to attend the Decision Assist Advance Care Planning Workshop & Train the Trainer Session in Sydney.