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

May 3-4, 2020

Pullman Melbourne, Albert Park

Further details coming soon.

Click here to read about the 2018 Biennial Conference held in Brisbane.

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12th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society
12th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society

In July 2020, the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) are pleased to be hosting the 12th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society

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Position Vacant - Royal Perth Hospital
Position Vacant - Royal Perth Hospital

Royal Perth Hospital are currently seeking a suitably skilled and experienced person for the role of Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care.

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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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