We need to talk about COVID-19 deaths

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted a national rethink on how society manages death and dying, at the same time as Flinders University has launched research into how people […]

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. […]

Experts launch palliative care website

An online resource has been launched to support palliative care and advance care planning for older Australians. End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) is […]

Caring for patients at death’s door

Numbers of people dying in hospital without family present could be reduced if current practices were changed, according to the findings of a Flinders University research […]

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.