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 2020 Melbourne
Conference 2020 Melbourne

November 22-23, 2020

Pullman Melbourne, Albert Park

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Latest insights

PCNA 2020 New Dates Announced
PCNA 2020 New Dates Announced

Due to the evolving global medical crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and its current escalation in Australia, the PCNA 2020 Organising Committee has postponed the conference that was due to take place in May 2020.

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Employment Opportunity: Clinical Nurse Consultant - Palliative Care
Employment Opportunity: Clinical Nurse Consultant - Palliative Care

Anglicare Sydney have an opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Consultant specialising in Palliative Care to join their organisation. 

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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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