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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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Masterclass - Physical Assessment 27 Mar
Physical Assessment of the Palliative Care Patient "A Masterclass" - 27 Mar 2017
VPCNPC Forums 08 Mar
The 29th VPCNPC Forum
PCRN Forum 01 Mar
Palliative Care Research Network Forum: Presenting research to a lay audience

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

Applications for PCRN Small Project Grants Initiative are now open
The PCRN is committed to establishing a small project grant funding scheme to support early career researchers in the field of cancer and palliative care research. As Victoria’s state-wide Palliative Care Research Network, the PCRN provides both academic
Palliative Care Triage Research Invitation
More rigorous examination of assisted dying model welcome but more palliative care funding needed
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