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Enhancing care through excellence in education and research

The Centre for Palliative Care is part of St Vincent’s Hospital and a Collaborative Centre of The University of Melbourne. The Centre plays a pivotal role in the development and delivery of state-wide training and education programs for health professionals from a variety of disciplines. Our diverse research program, which includes collaborations with other palliative experts from throughout Australia and around the world, seeks to set benchmarks and improve practices in palliative care.

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Hot Topic Forum 03 May
Hot Topic in Palliative Care Forum: The Challenges of Chronic Disease Management in the Prison Population
Masterclass - Physical Assessment 27 Mar
Physical Assessment of the Palliative Care Patient "A Masterclass" - 27 Mar 2017

Education Programs

Professional Development The Centre has a strong commitment to developing, delivering and evaluating education programs that are targeted at health professionals who wish to further their knowledge and skills in palliative care.
Training Programs
Victorian End-of-Life Care Coordinating Program
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Research Programs

Psychosocial The Centre for Palliative Care’s psychosocial research stream aims to improve the overall quality of life of palliative care patients, and their informal caregivers and family, by investigating interventions that address those important psychological and social needs.
Health Services
Clinical Trials
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Latest News

Save the dates - 5th Australian Palliative Care Research Colloquium
Hosted by the Centre for Palliative Care, the Colloquium provides an invaluable opportunity for those interested in or involved in multi-disciplinary palliative care research or related fields to learn, connect and collaborate.
Triage Project for palliative care priorities
Applications for PCRN Small Project Grants Initiative are now open
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