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News & Events

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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COVID-19 Updates for health professionals

To ensure the palliative care sector is kept up-to-date with developments we recommend accessing reputable sources of information.

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Melbourne’s first Spanish speaking palliative care volunteers

On 23 June 2020, United organized a training session for six volunteers of Australian-Latin American background. The venue was a hall in Footscray hired for the occasion to ensure social distancing rules were maintained.

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Palliative Care Victoria welcomes Violet Platt as new CEO

Not-for-profit, Palliative Care Victoria, has announced the appointment of Adjunct Associate Professor Violet Platt as its new CEO, effective from 22nd June 2020.

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First multi-site study on spirituality in advanced illness

Studies carried out by Cabrini Health in collaboration with Hammond Care and St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney aimed to examine spirituality, religiosity and support received by patients with advanced illness and caregivers.

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