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  1. woman with stethoscope around neck and the words "specialist palliative care services are invited to participate in the National Survey. Help Australia fund and plan for palliative care delivery.

    National Palliative Care Survey

    9 March 2022

    Palliative Care WA has partnered with the national peak body, Palliative Care Australia to address a current lack of national data about unmet demand for palliative care services To better…

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    Palliative Care is everyone’s right

    27 January 2022

    In the lead up to and during the 2022 Federal Election, Palliative Care Australia will be seeking a commitment from political parties for greater government investment in palliative care to…

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    AHD Guide Consultation

    14 December 2021

    The End-of-Life Care Program at WA Department of Health is seeking input into the development of a guide which will assist people to complete the revised WA Advance Health Directive….

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    Paediatric Palliative Care in WA

    14 December 2021

    WA Health recently launched two documents related to paediatric palliative care – Western Australian Paediatric Strategy for End-of-Life and Palliative Care 2021-2028 and the Western Australian Optimal Paediatric Palliative Care Pathway….

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    Paediatric Palliative Care Discussion Paper

    29 July 2021

    The Paediatric Palliative Care National Action Plan project aims to address the needs of parents and carers seeking assistance to care for a child with high medical needs and life limiting…

  6. Joint Select Committee report

    15 December 2020

    WA Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on Palliative Care in WA has handed down its progress report. Established in May 2020, the Joint Select Committee was to inquire into and report…

  7. End of Life and Palliative Care Advisory Committee

    29 October 2020

    WA Health’s End of Life Care Program is seeking two people to represent consumer, carer and community perspectives on its End of Life and Palliative Care Advisory Committee. This Committee…

  8. 22 October 2020

    We are pleased to see the Implementation Plan for the National Palliative Care Strategy (2018) has been released. Palliative Care Australia, the national peak body for palliative care, welcomed the…

  9. Aged Care Quality and Safety Royal Commission report

    1 October 2020

    The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has released its special report on the COVID-19 pandemic in aged care. They make the point that the COVID-19 pandemic has…

  10. Consumer perspectives on palliative care

    8 July 2020

    Would you like to help improve palliative care services in WA?  If so, Perron Institute researchers would love to hear from you before 16 August 2020. In response to the…