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  1. National Palliative Care Week 2021

    15 April 2021

    National Palliative Care Week on 23-29 May is fast approaching. This important week provides a wonderful opportunity for all of us who work in and around the sector to raise…

  2. National Advance Care Planning Week 2021

    4 March 2021

    We all want to have a say in what happens in the last part of our lives. By making plans that cover our care, lifestyle, health and finances, we work…

  3. Election ask

    18 February 2021

    Palliative Care WA has presented an election ask to the WA Labor and Liberal parties, detailing a project that has the potential to be a game changer for the people…

  4. VAD survey results now available

    11 February 2021

    We recently ran a survey to identify the information, professional development and pastoral care needs for staff associated with Voluntary Assisted Dying. This survey was created in response to concerns…

  5. 2021 Sector Forums

    3 February 2021

    We are currently planning our sector forum series for 2021.  Keen to build on some of the positive outcomes to emerge from the challenges in 2020, we are implementing some…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…