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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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Events 26 - 27 Oct
5th Australian Palliative Care Research Colloquium
Masterclass - Ethics 11 Sep
Masterclass - Ethical practice in caring for people with advanced disease

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

Hippocratic Film Premiere
Join Dr Raj, Moonshine Agency and the Centre for Palliative Care for the Melbourne Film Premiere of "Hippocratic".
How can palliative care research influence health policy?
Provision of bereavement support
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