Can telehealth be used for effective palliative care?
While remote-delivery of palliative care offers new opportunities, it can't substitute for the need for in-person connection say University of Melbourne experts
We need to rethink how we manage deathcare
As baby boomers age more Australians will pass away each year, adding to growing pressures on or our death-care services, warn University of Melbourne experts
Indian and Australian health workers reach out on COVID-19
Training for health workers in India is supporting patients and families and broadening understanding of palliative care, says University of Melbourne expert.
How one misconception means seriously ill people miss out on care
Understanding palliative care’s ‘image problem’ is key to enhancing the quality of life for people with serious illness say University of Melbourne experts.
Caring for the terminally ill in prison
New research from University of Melbourne highlights the opportunities to improve care for people in prison dying from a progressive, life-limiting illness.
Triaging the terminally ill
Triage in emergency medicine has been around for centuries, but a new tool from University of Melbourne researchers helps triage patients in palliative care .
Where we die matters, so let’s talk
University of Melbourne research highlights the importance of discussions about place of care and place of death for terminally ill patients and their families.
Navigating assisted dying in Victoria
When voluntary assisted dying becomes legal next year in Australia's Victoria, there will be some key ethical considerations says University of Melbourne expert
The language of living and dying
Researchers from the Centre for Cancer Research at the University of Melbourne have found we need to talk about palliative care differently to reap its benefits