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News & Events

Mary and Antida: Mercy Health Palliative Care’s unsung heroes

Mercy Palliative Care volunteers Mary and Antida have spent the past 30 years supporting the terminally ill and their families in Melbourne’s west .

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COVID-Safe volunteer palliative support in Melbourne

The Palliative Support Project at United Spanish Latin American Welfare Centre, supported by PCV, seeks to upskill a small team of volunteers to support individuals with a terminal/chronic illness and their families.

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Notes from the Ethiopian Community Palliative Support Project

As this PCV supported Project draws to a close, Project leaders reflect on the transition, achievements and changes seen in their communities’ attitude towards serious illness.

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Visitor cards aid family visits at end of life during COVID restrictions

During the first lockdown in 2020, South West Healthcare’s Medical Ward/Inpatient Palliative Care initiated a simple process for issuing visitor exceptions.

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National Palliative Care Week 2021

NPCW 2021 seeks to spark important conversations in the community about the benefits of quality palliative care and celebrate the amazing dedication of all those working and volunteering in palliative care.

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