PCNA

Palliative Care Nurses Australia (PCNA) is a member organisation for Australian nurses who are passionate about excellence in palliative care. We provide a unified voice for nurses who deliver, or have an enduring interest in, palliative care policy, practice, research and education. Our goal is to support our members to provide high quality, evidence-based palliative care services for patients at the end of life, and their families.

Benefits of membership

Conference 2022 Melbourne
Conference 2022 Melbourne

May 1-2, 2022

Pullman Melbourne, Albert Park

Further details coming soon.

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Latest insights

Employment Opportunity - Quality Improvement Clinical Project Officer
Employment Opportunity - Quality Improvement Clinical Project Officer

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) have an opportunity for a Quality Improvement Clinical Project Officer to join their organisation. 

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Mona Vale Hospital palliative care unit unveiled
Mona Vale Hospital palliative care unit unveiled

The new inpatient building has two wings – a dedicated 10-bed palliative care unit and a 10-bed Geriatric Evaluation and Management unit – at Mona Vale Hospital.

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Becoming a member

PCNA membership is open to specialist palliative care nurses and nurses in other specialties with a passion for excellence in palliative care. Associate membership is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers, assistants in nursing, personal carers and undergraduate nursing students.

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Key Issues

  • Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide
  • Review of Australia's Health System Performance Information and Reporting Frameworks

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