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Palliative Care South Australia News

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

Scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Two scholarships are available from Palliative Care South Australia (PCSA) to support the attendance of South Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses, health workers and nursing assistants at the biennial Australian Palliative Care Conference.

Global Administrator | 22/01/2017 00:00

Knowledge Nurture Nourish Network

One Day Palliative Care Volunteer Conference
Friday 26th May 2017 

Global Administrator | 18/12/2016 00:00

Pallliative Care SA's New Year News Out Now

PalliativeProfilesSA is the newsletter of the palliative care sector in South Australia and has been published by Palliative Care South Australia three times a year for over 25 years.

Global Administrator | 11/12/2016 00:00

Productivity Commission's Human Services Review Urgent

Following the recently debated Death with Dignity Bill, Palliative Care South Australia says the Productivity Commission’s Human Services Review and recommendations is not only timely, but urgent. 

Global Administrator | 05/12/2016 00:00

RN's Sought for Research Project Support

Seeking expressions of interest from registered nurses and midwives interested to participate in a research project about providing palliative care at home

Global Administrator | 17/11/2016 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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