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  1. 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 is more than you think Territory Palliative Care is spreading the word. When it comes to palliative care, “it’s more than you think”. That’s the theme for this year’s National Palliative Care Week. Territory Palliative Care Occupational Therapist, Juliet Rankin, said programs for individual patients were about more than simply pain relief and […]
  3. 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 […]
  4. 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. In 2020, National Palliative Care Week  was held from Sunday 24 May – Saturday 30 May. Learn more at https://palliativecare.org.au/national-palliative-care-week-2020  
  5. National Advance Care Planning Week 2020 will be held Monday 23 – Friday 27 March. Public events across Australia are now open for registrations. To find out more about attending an Advance Care Planning week event, click here. Health and community groups interested in hosting an event during National Advance Care Planning Week are invited to […]
  6. 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. 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 themselves. […]
  7. Do you know an individual or team who is making a difference in palliative care in the Northern Territory? Why not nominate them for the National Palliative Care Awards? Palliative Care Australia’s National Palliative Care Awards seek to recognise innovation, teamwork and emerging talent in the palliative care sector. The awards reward the efforts of those […]
  8. On Wednesday 10 July Juninga Centre will be hosting a NAIDOC Week BBQ at their centre for people working in palliative care   Address: Juninga Centre, Dick Ward Drive, Coconut Grove NT Time: 10am Contact: Lyn on (08) 8948 0442 To read more about NAIDOC Week 2019 visit www.naidoc.org.au
  9. The Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing conference at Darwin Convention Centre will be an Indigenous space built on First Nations knowledge and values.​ It will be a space to connect Indigenous peoples, and non-Indigenous colleagues, and share the journey together.  ​Through the conference theme, the Institute invites an important discussion about the futures we want […]
  10. Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) invites all nurses to attend the Chronic Disease Management and Healthy Ageing Program in Darwin. Registering for this workshop is the first step in APNA’s Chronic Disease Management and Healthy Ageing Program (CDM & HA program). The highly engaging and interactive session will guide you through your role in empowering […]

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Palliative Care… It’s more than you think!

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ABC Alice Springs Interview with Dr Rosalie Shaw OAM

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