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  1. Community workshops proven highly effective

    2 September 2019

    An independent evaluation of Palliative Care WA’s Advance Care Planning workshops was undertaken by Associate Professor Moira O’Connor and her team at Curtin University during 2018/2019. Workshop participants were measured via survey at three time points – pre-workshop, post-workshop survey and a follow up 3 to 6 months after the workshop. The findings indicate that […]

  2. You only die once campaign

    21 August 2019

    Palliative Care WA has launched You only die once, Australia’s first consumer awareness campaign on Advance Care Planning. Advance Care Planning is the process of discussing and documenting future health care wishes, values and priorities. A good death gives people dignity, choice and support to address their physical, personal, social and spiritual needs. Advance Care […]

  3. Palliative Care WA Misrepresented in Media

    14 August 2019

    Palliative Care WA is concerned about being misrepresented in an article published on 12 August in the Western Suburbs Weekly. Palliative Care WA recognises the diversity of views in the current Voluntary Assisted Dying debate and believes this is a decision between the people of WA and their elected representatives. The article entitled “Nurse says […]

  4. The Last Word

    1 August 2019

    Palliative Care WA is supporting The Last Word – a volunteer program where writers hear and record people’s life stories. The Last Word will utilise the skills of volunteer writers (professional or self-taught) who are interested in scribing the life stories of people who may not have the skills, or are not well enough, to […]

  5. caring@home

    11 July 2019

    Palliative Care WA were pleased to welcome Professor Liz Reymond and Dr Karen Cooper from the caring@home project to our recent quarterly forum. A national palliative care project, caring@home has been developed and implemented by the Brisbane South Palliative Care Collaborative and funded by the Commonwealth Government. caring@home aims to improve the quality of palliative care […]

  6. National Palliative Care Awards – Closing 10 July

    20 June 2019

    Do you know an individual or team who is making a difference in palliative care? Why not acknowledge their work and nominate them for the National Palliative Care Awards? Palliative Care Australia’s National Palliative Care Awards seek to recognise innovation, teamwork and emerging talent in the palliative care sector. The awards reward the efforts of those […]

  7. Submission to Expert Panel on Voluntary Assisted Dying

    30 May 2019

    Palliative Care WA has been very active in providing opportunities for our sector and interested community members to discuss and debate the recommendations from the Joint Select Committee Report on End of Life Choices. Over the past twelve months we have delivered four highly engaged forums with over 450 attendees to consider the three components […]

  8. WA Palliative Care Awards and induction of honorary life member 2019

    30 May 2019

    Induction of Dr Douglas Bridge as a Honorary Life Member A highlight of the 2019 Awards Ceremony was the induction of Dr Douglas Bridge as an honorary life member of Palliative Care WA.  Our President, Dr Elissa Campbell said “it was such a privilege to be able to present Doug with his honorary life membership”. […]

  9. Launch of Palliative Care WA Emerging Leaders Network

    30 May 2019

    Emerging Leaders Network We were delighted to launch the Emerging Leaders Network on at the Awards Dinner in May 2019 and hear from Samantha Bowen, who is on a mission to help emerging leaders build a workplace that they can thrive in. The Network has been established as a sub-group of individual members of PCWA.  The […]

  10. Palliative Caring Booklet 2019

    29 May 2019

    Quick Links: Download PDF version Order a printed copy A revised edition of the highly popular Palliative Caring booklet is now available.  Launched in March, 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 […]

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