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NSW Labor responds to today’s palliative care funding announcement

In response to the announcement of an additional 100 palliative care nurses for NSW this morning by Premier Gladys Berejiklian and NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard, NSW Labor Shadow Health Minister Walt Secord has issued this response:

By |2019-02-20T14:47:10+11:00February 20th, 2019|News|0 Comments

An additional $45 million for palliative care support in NSW announced today

Palliative Care NSW welcomes the announcement made today by the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Health Minister Brad Hazzard of 100 additional palliative care nurses for NSW. The announcement of an additional $45 million is additional to the $100 million package of support announced for palliative care as part of the 2017-18 Budget. The additional [...]

By |2019-02-20T12:47:21+11:00February 20th, 2019|News|1 Comment

Budget shows palliative care should be core business in aged care

Palliative Care Australia CEO Liz Callaghan welcomes the comprehensive palliative care in aged care measure announced in today’s Federal Budget. “The $32.8 million investment into specialist palliative care support in residential aged care is welcomed and supports PCA’s call that palliative care should be core business in aged care, however this is contingent on matched [...]

By |2018-05-09T15:31:34+11:00May 9th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Economics of Palliative Care for Hospitalised Adults With Serious Illness

Introducing a palliative care consultation within 3 days of hospital admission is estimated to reduce cost of care for hospitalized adults with life-limiting illness by as much as $4,664 per patient, according to a recently published US study. The authors of the report, published recently in JAMA Internal Medicine, noted: These results suggest that palliative [...]

By |2018-05-04T10:27:57+11:00May 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Time to mobilise your mental mojo? Apply now for an ACI Research Grant!

Proposals due 31st March 2018, applications close 6th April. The ACI Palliative Care Network Executive Committee are interested in research proposals relating to the online resource:  Palliative and End of Life Care - A Blueprint for Improvement. Click here to download the information and application form. The 2018 ACI Research Grants Scheme will be fully [...]

By |2018-03-09T14:11:20+11:00March 9th, 2018|News|0 Comments

$1.2M will contribute to a sustainable and skilled palliative care workforce

Palliative Care NSW welcomes the announcement by Parliamentary Secretary for Health Leslie Williams and the Member for Tamworth, Kevin Anderson (13th December 2017) that on-the-job training and scholarships worth $1.2 million will be provided to front-line health workers in palliative care. ‘As is the case for many industries employing highly-skilled workers, the ageing workforce within [...]

By |2017-12-14T16:39:58+11:00December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

$60 million in funding announced for end of life care projects

The federal government recently announced it will provide more than $60 million for projects that will improve quality and access to palliative care. $45.4 million will be distributed through the National Palliative Care Projects grants initiative for 12 projects that will help people on their final journey, and their families, with end of life care. [...]

By |2017-11-22T18:29:57+11:00October 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Support to enable Victorians to die at home welcome

Palliative Care Victoria welcomes today’s announcement that a Liberals National Government in Victoria would invest a record $140 million over 4 years to improve access to world class community palliative care services for Victorians. “This tells Victorians with a life limiting illness and their families that their quality of life and the provision of services [...]

By |2017-08-21T11:38:27+11:00August 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments