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The essence of palliative care nursing

Janeane Harlum, District Palliative Care Manager & Service Development at South Western Sydney Local Health District and President for Palliative Care Nurses Australia (PCNA) has written for the CareSearch Blog: Palliative Perspectives. Rewards of being a palliative care nurse The World Health Organization (WHO) describes nursing as encompassing autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of [...]

By |2021-02-05T14:18:27+10:00February 5th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Best practice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care

Under the theme – Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s work together for a shared future – NAIDOC Week 2019 will be held nationally from Sunday 7 July and continue through to Sunday 14 July. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are under-represented in palliative and end-of-life services. Quality care at end of life can only be achieved [...]

By |2019-07-09T12:03:41+10:00July 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Supporting palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are underrepresented in palliative and end of life care services and in order to improve access to quality care we need to implement strategies that accommodate their spiritual and cultural beliefs. With this in mind, Caresearch has launched the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care Hub to help create equity [...]

By |2017-06-23T17:11:17+10:00June 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Dying2Learn – Are death and dying changing in the 21st century?

Last year, CareSearch ran a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on death, dying and palliative care. Dying2Learn aimed to build community awareness of palliative care and engage individuals in a discussion on end of life issues. It was so popular and received such a positive response that they are running the MOOC again this year. The [...]

By |2017-02-28T11:42:58+10:00February 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments
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