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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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VPCNPC Forums 14 Dec
The 28th VPCNPC Forum
Events 24 Nov
Pain Assessment for a Palliative Care Patient: "A Masterclass"

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

Unique joint clinical and academic role now available
The Centre for Palliative Care (the Centre) is seeking a suitably qualified and dynamic specialist to fill a rare joint clinical and academic position, shared between it and St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne.
A lifetime approach to health and wellbeing
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