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Palliative Care South Australia News

Annual General Meeting 2017

The Annual General Meeting of Palliative Care South Australia Inc will be held on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at 5.30pm at the office of PCSA 3b 62-66 Glen Osmond Road, Parkside, SA 5063.  
 

Global Administrator | 19/09/2017 00:00

Euthanasia a red herring in the quest for death with dignity

Dying with dignity shouldn’t have to mean euthanasia but with so little money devoted to caring for the dying, it’s no wonder people are suggesting it, says the state’s palliative care peak body.
 
That’s why Palliative Care SA is Launching Speak Up – a campaign to ask South Australians how they want to be cared for in the final stages of life.

Global Administrator | 28/08/2017 00:00

Difficult Conversations Forum

Talking to patients and their families about death and dying can be a difficult process.  The aim of  this forum is to explore the skill of managing difficult conversations with patients and their families.

Global Administrator | 20/08/2017 00:00

Palliative Care - the value proposition for health budgets

Economic Research Proves Palliative Care is Value for Money.  

Global Administrator | 24/07/2017 00:00

Disappointment - state budget fails to deliver for dying South Austral<span></span>ians

Yesterday's state budget was silent on palliative care.  Failure to fund palliative care properly is not only bad for quality of life for South Australian families but also puts reverse pressure back onto the health system with people presenting to ED’s and hospital admissions.

Global Administrator | 22/06/2017 00:00

Palliative Care South Australia endorses NSW Government’s $100M invest<span></span>ment in palliative care and calls on the South Australian Government f<span></span>or similar support  

South Australian’s are desperate for increased palliative care funding allocations in order to meet burgeoning demand for end-of-life care and to reverse current problems created by service fragmentation and lack of access to necessary services when they are required.

Global Administrator | 15/06/2017 00:00

Palliative Care Research Forum

140 health care professionals attended a Palliative Care Research Forum to highlight how palliative care can optimise patient outcomes at the end of life.

Global Administrator | 25/05/2017 00:00

Dying to Talk Rural Tour

Dying to Talk - helping Australians work out what’s right for them.

Global Administrator | 10/05/2017 00:00

Making Death More Palatable

Death over Dinner is taking place across the globe and Adelaide is no exception!

Global Administrator | 02/05/2017 00:00

Palliative Care SA and Death with Dignity Euthanasia Bill

A bill to legalise euthanasia in South Australia is once again before our parliament. In this environment, it is vitally important to be clear about what palliative care, and the law, can offer in supporting people living with a terminal illness, or at the end of life.

Global Administrator | 01/11/2016 00:00

End of Life Law in Australia

A new website to help people understand law at the end of life

Global Administrator | 12/09/2016 00:00

A Better Ending: a civic model of ageing and dying

On the eve of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (October 7th 2016) 2015 top 15 ranked TED Talk presenter, San Francisco based hospice and palliative medicine physician, Dr BJ Miller addressed a capacity audience at the University of South Australia’s Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre on the topic of A Better End

Global Administrator | 18/08/2016 00:00

Why we need to start a public conversation about end-of-life

Professor Merryn Gott, Northern Communities Health Foundation Visiting Professor for 2015 gave a public lecture ‘We need to talk about dying - why we need to start a public conversation about end-of-life care on 20th May 2015 at the Florey Lecture Theatre University of Adelaide.

Global Administrator | 14/06/2016 00:00

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