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  1. ABC Alice Springs interview with Dr Rosalie Shaw

    1 June 2020

    As part of National Palliative Care Week 2020 ABC Alice Springs featured an interview with well respected palliative care physician, Dr Rosalie Shaw OAM from the Alice Springs Palliative Care Facility. As part of the interview with ABC Alice Springs Drive program host, Alex Barwick, Dr Shaw discussed some of the misconceptions about palliative care […]

  2. Palliative Care… It’s more than you think….

    1 June 2020

    National Palliative Care Week is an annual event organised by Palliative Care Australia and supported by the Department of Health to raise awareness and understanding about palliative care in the Australian community. Dr Christine Sanderson, who is a Specialist in Palliative Medicine and works at the Alice Springs Palliative Care Facility, speaks with CAAMA’s Investigative […]

  3. Have your say on health care for family and close friends

    25 October 2019

    The Northern Territory Government is giving Territorians the opportunity to shape important laws on health care for their loved ones with the release of a discussion paper today. The Health Care Decision Maker discussion paper outlines proposed legal reforms to improve health care decision making when patients do not have the capacity to make decisions […]

  4. Tree of Life at RDH Hospice

    15 September 2018

    At Royal Darwin Hospital’s hospice in April, a beautiful forest began to grow. Seventy trees by seventy members of the palliative care community were drawn through a series of therapeutic workshops. The Tree of Life process used was derived from Narrative and Music Therapy, and was adapted to incorporate art making to allow participants to […]


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