Where to go for palliative care support in South Eastern NSW
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you, or someone close to you, is diagnosed with a life limiting illness. You may not be aware of the support available to help manage symptoms of your illness, and enable you to live your life as fully and as comfortably as possible.
We have created a list of services available in South Eastern NSW that can support people living with a life limiting illness, as well as their family, friends and carers. Follow the links below to access resources and support:
Resources for health professionals
Health professionals can find more information about initial assessment and management of palliative patients, post assessment pathways and how to refer, by visiting their local HealthPathways website for further information:
An extensive list of key resources for health professionals can be found here. They offer various education opportunities which provide the foundation for providing consistent and current palliative and end-of-life practice. The knowledge and skills delivered will enhance and broaden your knowledge as well as your skills in palliative and end-of-life support.
On Friday 29 September 2023, NSW Health held the NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Conference at ICC Sydney - find out more here. You can also access the NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Clinical Practice Handbook here.
Palliative care NSW have created resources to assist GPs with referring:
Visit COORDINARE's health professional events page for more learning and education opportunities.