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News & Events

Palliative care nursing … it’s more than you think!

While 1 in 90 nurses across Australia are palliative care nurses, unless you have been involved or helped by such a service it is hard to truly understand what palliative care is. This project hoped to dispel the myths.

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Experiences of women from African-Australian backgrounds during COVID-19 lockdown

Attendees at Africause' second COVID-19 Impact Forum heard from five women representing different African communities living in Melbourne during the lockdown.

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Let’s Talk About Death Over Zoom!

On October 10, the Living Well team at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem celebrated World Hospice and Palliative Care Day with their first ‘Let’s Talk About Death Over Dinner’ public session.

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Six things cancer taught me about advance care planning

Ken lost his wife Dale to cancer. It was a heartbreaking journey, but made more bearable by the fact that Dale developed an Advance Care Directive three years before she died.

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Chinese Cancer Society connects with over 200 patients and carers via video chat

In COVID-19 times, how do you successfully reach over 200 clients and support them with social, wellbeing and education activities despite lockdown? The CCIS has achieved this and more!

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