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The Lifespan in Modern Australia – death and grief

It’s a simple fact of life that we will inevitably, one day, die. Yet we still find death, dying and grief difficult to talk about. […]

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Indigenous palliative care kits on Country

Culturally-appropriate palliative care kits will be rolled out across Australia to help Indigenous families care for their dying loved ones on Country.

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Palliative services in residential aged care is a post code lottery

Registered nurses working in aged care should be trained and qualified in palliative care, according to a peak body.

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Beginning a conversation about how life reaches end

Dying to Know Day has been a decade-long initiative of the not-for-profit Groundswell Project, which aims to socialise death by encouraging Australians to bring to […]

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‘Dignity and comfort’: The heroes helping to ease pain of death

A push to ease Geelong’s addiction and mental health woes has been dealt a blow, putting the spotlight on how the Andrews government’s health agenda […]

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City of Bunbury creates the Compassionate Bunbury Charter to encourage a more compassionate community

A new initiative focused on end-of-life and palliative care has been created by the City of Bunbury as it looks to foster a more compassionate […]

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Healthcare shortfalls ‘fixed’ without $215m Wellcamp splurge

The state’s peak medical group has weighed in on the Wellcamp spend, revealing the several health issues which could have been fixed with $215m.

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During COVID, diagnoses were delayed. Now there’s been a huge spike in demand for palliative care

Demand for palliative care services has risen by up to 40 per cent since the pandemic began, putting strain on health workers and patients.

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Why you need to prepare for the day nobody wants to talk about

Most people agree an end-of-life plan would help their families manage financial and legal affairs if they died unexpectedly. Here’s how to get started.

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