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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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End of life research given funding boost

Australia is set to become a leader in palliative care research, thanks to a $60 million grant for end-of-life care projects. South Australia will particularly benefit, as Flinders University received $8 million for its palliative care related research. College of ...

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