End-of-life care – the next steps

The Deeble Institute is hosting a workshop on end-of-life care on 22 May 2017. The workshop will bring together researchers, practitioners, policy makers and consumers to build on the policy issues brief ‘Improving end-of-life care in Australia’ published by the Deeble Institute and previous workshops convened in 2015 and 2016.

Presentations will include:

  • The management of eldery frail patients at the end of life
    Professor Ken Hillman, Professor of Intensive Care, Liverpool Hospital and University of NSW
  • “What Will Become of Me?”
    Danny Vadasz, Health Issues Centre
  • Tools for recognising and diagnosing end-of life
    Dr Neil Widdicomb, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospitals and University of Queensland School of Medicine
  • End of life legislation harmonisation
    Georgie Haysom, Head of Advocacy, Avant Mutual Group
  • Tools for recognising and diagnosing end of life
    Dr Neil Widdicombe, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospitals and University of Queensland School of Medicine
  • Integration of advance care planning documents in My Health Record
    Clinical Professor Meredith Makeham, Chief Medical Adviser, Australian Digital Health Agency
  • Update on Australian Government initiatives
    Annie Dullow, Cancer and Palliative Care Branch, Department of Health

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