Review of palliative care in Australia
11 October 2012
Parliament House, Canberra, Australia
A report on the state of palliative care in Australia has been published, following a year-long enquiry.
The report by The Senate Community Affairs Committee into palliative care makes 38 recommendations, covering
- palliative care funding
- education for health professionals
- education for the community
- the need for improved access to information about services
- supporting people to die in the place of their choice.
The recommendations also focus on the needs of specific groups such as Indigenous Australians, CALD communities and children.
You can download the full report from the Parliament of Australia website.
Read more about the report on the Australia edition of ehospice this week.