COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update

 
Palliative Care Nurses Australia have compiled the following helpful links regarding COVID-19.  Please check back regularly for updates.
 
To support the community in dealing with the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, CareSearch has developed pages for Patients and Carers, and for Health Professionals to connect them with available information. While the implications of this rapidly changing situation are still emerging, it is important that people have access to trustworthy sources of information.

Recently published PCA Coronavirus Position Statement
 
Palliative Care Australia has released a statement about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the formation of the Australian COVID-19 Palliative Care Working Group (ACPCWG) in partnership with the Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM), Palliative Care Nurses Australia (PCNA), Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine (AChPM) of the Royal College of Physicians (RACP) and the End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) program.
 
Read the full statement here: PCA Statement on COVID-19

For latest medical advice, alerts and updates on COVID-19 visit the Australian Department of Health website.
ELDAC’s new 'Being Prepared for COVID-19' page is being regularly updated. This provides a framework for preparing for, responding to and managing COVID-19 in Australia. View here.