Working with adolescents and young adults with a terminal illness calls for special training.
A program that is successfully addressing a humanitarian need for palliative care within the Asia Pacific region has won a national teaching award.
Emeritus Professor Ian Maddocks, former head of Palliative Care at Flinders, has received the award of Senior Australian of the Year (SA).
Home oxygen is not always the best treatment for people in the final stages of lung or heart disease or cancer, a Flinders University palliative care specialist says.
A near-death experience in a Libyan hospital when he was five has helped shape the career of palliative care nurse Konrad Craig.
An Internet resource has been developed to provide reliable palliative care information to the estimated 100,000 Australians who each year face a life threatening progressive illness. […]