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Record funding to improve involvement of NSW pharmacists in palliative care will help these “forgotten” health professionals NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has announced record funding for palliative care across …

Health Minister and doctors criticise Senate decision on medicinal cannabis Tuesday’s Senate vote on medicinal cannabis access removes safeguards against unsafe product imported from overseas, they warn. Health Minister Greg Hunt …

Ruilin Ng felt that there was a “roadblock” between herself as a pharmacist and patients with life-limiting illnesses… so she decided to do something about it “In our community there’s …

Pharmacists represent an enormous untapped potential in end-of-life care, says Palliative Care Australia’s CEO Liz Callaghan is encouraging Australia’s pharmacists to take an interest in palliative care, including not only …

Medical group maintains position that doctors should not be involved in interventions that serve to end a person’s life The Australian Medical Association today released its updated position statement on …

Daughter of a woman who died from hospital overdose says the doctor ignored a pharmacist who queried the dose A Tasmanian coroner has highlighted significant shortcomings of a hospital pharmacy …

PALLIATIVE INVESTMENT IS NEEDED AS RESEARCH SHOWS MOST WANT TO DIE AT HOME. With the number of Australians dying during the next 25 years expected to double, Silver Chain Group says the commitment …

A new web report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that palliative care-related hospitalisations have risen by over 50% in the last decade. The report, Palliative care …

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association is seeking the input of health professionals and others involved in palliative care around Australia to help develop two new online training modules. AHHA …