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  1. VAD Professional Development and Pastoral Care Needs

    19 January 2021

    A survey for health, aged care and community service professionals. Voluntary Assisted Dying will be available to residents in WA who meet a set of legislatively prescribed criteria from 1…

  2. Joining the Dots

    2 December 2020

    We are delighted that Joining the Dots, the 2020 palliative care summit held last Thursday 26 November went so well. The packed room was positively buzzing all day! There are…

  3. Seeking phone responders

    19 November 2020

    We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in winning the tender to provide the Palliative Care Information and Support Line service in WA for the next four…

  4. Do you have an emerging innovation in palliative care in WA?

    8 October 2020

    The upcoming Biennial Palliative Care Summit on Thursday 26 November will include a section dedicated to sharing a diverse range of emerging innovations related to palliative care from around WA….

  5. Churchill Fellowship for PCWA President

    1 October 2020

    Congratulations to Palliative Care WA Board President Dr Elissa Campbell, who has recently been awarded a Churchill Fellowship. A Consultant Geriatrician with Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Elissa will be exploring…

  6. New strategic plan is now available

    11 August 2020

    Following sector and key stakeholder consultations, Board planning review and input, and a comprehensive staff planning process, we are delighted to share the new three-year strategic plan for Palliative Care…

  7. COVID-19 response

    23 March 2020

    Given the rapidly unfolding situation with the spread of COVID-19, we would like to assure you that the health and wellbeing of our team, our individual and organisational members, and…

  8. Sector consultation report

    11 February 2020

    To assist us in identifying strategic priorities for the coming year we held our first sector consultation immediately following last year’s AGM. We had an excellent turnout that included members…

  9. Consumer awareness campaign proven effective

    23 January 2020

    Evaluation results have proved that You only die once, Australia’s first Advance Care Planning consumer awareness campaign was highly successful. The primary purpose of this campaign, which was delivered in…

  10. Vale David Smeeton

    21 January 2020

    It is with great sadness that we note the death of past Board member David Smeeton. David attended the AGM of Palliative Care WA in 2015 and joined the then…