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Palliative care nurse blazing a trail to awards

The inaugural Health Minister’s award for nursing trailblazers has been awarded to a Canberra nurse for her work in improving the delivery of palliative care to Australians living in residential aged care. Nikki Johnston, a palliative care nurse practitioner based ...

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A dying wish: Lobster for Josino

What would be your last meal? For Josino, all he wanted was lobster, but that wasn’t to be. “You know what really annoys me, if I was on death row, I could choose my last meal. Just because I’m sick, ...

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Dying2Learn about dying

A free online resource is helping improve conversations about the subject of dying and reducing social stigma. Developed by a team of palliative care experts at Flinders University, Dying2Learn was developed as part of the Australian Department of Health CareSearch ...

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Palliative care standards updated

Palliative Care Australia has launched the fifth edition of the National Palliative Care Standards and the Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines, in an effort to better shape how palliative care is planned, funded and delivered across Australia in the next ...

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