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  1. National Palliative Care Week 2019

    17 May 2019

    The theme of this year’s National Palliative Care Week is “what matters most” Watch a video on What Matters Most to people across Australia Campaign website

  2. Finalists – WA Palliative Care Awards 2019

    14 May 2019

    We are delighted to announce the finalists for the inaugural WA Palliative Care Awards. Outstanding Professional Ingrid Plug, Albany Community Hospice Maureen Beattie, Derby Aboriginal Health Service Outstanding Volunteer Pam Minchin, Albany Community Hospice Alison Phipps, Albany Community Hospice Outstanding Team WA Paediatric Palliative Care Service Wheatbelt Specialist Palliative Care Team Outstanding Organisation Villa Dalmacia […]

  3. Palliative Care WA welcomes the boost to palliative care funding

    9 May 2019

    Palliative Care WA’s CEO, Ms Lana Glogowski has welcomed the announcement in today’s state budget of an additional $41 million for palliative care over the next four years. Speaking on radio 6PR this morning Ms Glogowski said “this additional funding commitment is a good first step and will go some way to ensuring that all […]

  4. Revised Palliative Caring booklet now available

    12 March 2019

    A revised edition of the highly popular Palliative Caring booklet is now available.  Launched at today’s quarterly palliative care forum, Palliative Care WA’s CEO Lana Glogowski said “this latest review has been culmination of nearly a year’s work by a working group drawn from across the sector.  Recognising the usefulness of this resource as a […]

  5. E-News February 2019

    25 February 2019

    Welcome to our February 2019 E-News.  Included in this edition: Save the date for National Palliative Care Week activities including our inaugural Awards Dinner. Next quarterly forum:  12 March 2019, including the launch of the revised Palliative Caring Booklet. Wrap up of the End of Life Choices Forum Series caring@home resources for community service providers, health […]

  6. Respect, safeguards for the vulnerable and better access to palliative care

    15 February 2019

    Our final forum in our End of Life Choices series was always going to be full of differing views and some lively discussion.  A packed house on Tuesday 12 February listened to our expert panel of six facilitated by Mr Malcolm McCusker QC, discussing key questions and concerns about the proposed introduction of legislation of […]

  7. Dementia Carers Unprepared and Distressed by End-of-Life Decisions

    29 November 2018

    New international research from Advance Care Planning Australia reveals that dementia carers need more support and guidance to navigate end-of-life care for their loved one. Recently published by internationally renowned journal, Palliative Medicine, the study identifies the emotional pressures that arise when people with dementia and their carers confront tough decisions and difficult conversations about […]

  8. Research, Data and Articles

    29 November 2018

    Looking for some data on Palliative Care? The Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration is a national palliative care project funded by the Australian Government Department of Health that collects data across Australia related to palliative care (which was presented at our last CEO Roundtable).  Visit their website to subscribe to notifications on new reports and resources.   […]

  9. Upcoming Conferences

    29 November 2018

    Oceanic Palliative Care Conference 2019:  10-13 September Registrations are now open for the inaugural Oceanic Palliative Care Conference which will be held in Perth in September next year.  PCWA are excited to be part of this international event and encourage members to register –  Members of PCWA are entitled to a special early bird […]

  10. Aboriginal Health Worker wins Leadership and Innovation Award

    29 November 2018

    Congratulations to Kimika Lee of Broome, winner of the Horizon Power Leadership and Innovation Award at the recent WA Regional Achievement and Community Awards.  Kimika is an Aboriginal Health Worker, in Specialist Palliative Care. Her leadership has inspired others and her work has made a significant impact on the access, experiences and outcomes of Aboriginal […]


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National Palliative Care Week 2019


Finalists – WA Palliative Care Awards 2019