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12th May 2024

National Palliative Care Week – 19 to 25 May – ‘People at the heart of quality palliative care’.

We will be holding our annual sector breakfast event on Tuesday 21 May with the topic ‘Sharing the Care – Health professionals or community: which group comes first in a compassionate communities’ approach to care.’ Our guest speakers include Dr Julian Abel and Professor Samar Aoun. As well, there will be a panel discussion with representatives from clinical and community backgrounds, including Dr Alison Parr, Gabriella Jerrat and Michelle Elson. See profiles HERE.

To book your place at this signature event visit HERE

The day’s program is available HERE.

Other activities during the week include:

  • A Death Café – demystifying death on Thursday 23 May at Karrakatta Cemetery Cafe from 10.00am to 11.30am. To book visit HERE
  • A Prepare to Care workshop on Monday 20 May at PCWA headquarters at 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park from 10.00am to 12.00pm. To book visit HERE.
  • Hospital activations in association with PaSCE at Royal Perth Hospital, Fiona Stanley Hospital, and Fremantle Hospital. See HERE for details.
  • ACP workshops at Manning Library (open to the public – see HERE to book) and Dementia Australia (not open to the public).

For NPC Week resources, please visit Palliative Care Australia –