How to talk about death and dying

Our reluctance to think, talk or communicate about death is even more pronounced when we deal with others’ loss compared to our own, new research finds, […]

End-of-life experts ramp up response

As part of Australia’s national response to the pandemic, experts in palliative care are combining forces to provide the best possible end-of-life care to the community. […]

Bringing death, dying to the table

With Australia’s death rate set to double in the next 25 years, more than 50% of us die in acute-care settings, often alone and hidden from […]

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MOOC tackles tricky topics

Dying2Learn is proving a popular new resource to help lift the shroud of concern and social stigma about the inevitable subject of death and dying. Developed […]

Phone app keeps nurses up to date

Nurses caring for older people near the end of life can access up-to-the-minute clinical advice on the job, thanks to a new smartphone app developed at Flinders.