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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. Reimagining Advance Care Planning

    13 January 2021

    A recent journal article recommends a more social inclusive approach to Advance Care Planning that involves clinicians and health care workers focusing on what matters to people instead of concentrating…

  3. COVID-19 and Grief, Bereavement and Mental Health

    15 December 2020

    Palliative Care Australia have recently released a new outcomes paper Palliative Care and COVID-19: Grief, Bereavement and Mental Health which provides recommendations for policy makers, health and aged care leaders…

  4. 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…

  5. Annual Report now available

    9 December 2020

    Despite the second half of the year being impacted by a pandemic, Palliative Care WA has become an increasingly significant contributor to both the palliative and aged care sectors in…

  6. Compassionate Communities Research

    8 December 2020

    New research documents the obstacles and barriers as well as the strategies for success experienced in range of Compassionate Communities in Australia. Initiated by the GroundSwell Project the research encompassed…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…