Southern Metropolitan Region Palliative Care Consortium
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This website provides information about palliative care for people working in health and community services in the Southern Metropolitan Region.

If you are a patient or a carer, please go to the Palliative Care Victoria website, which has information specifically designed for patients and families.

You can find your local palliative care service on Palliative Care Victoria’s services page.

Latest News

Consider the Carer | April 2024 edition

We’ve updated Consider the Carer – a resource to help health professionals in palliative care better understand the financial and practical pressures that people face when caring for a loved one with a terminal illness.

To open the updated April 2024 edition of Consider the Carer, click here.

Medications for Parkinson’s Disease at End of Life | Online information session | 21 May 2024

Robert Wojnar, Pharmacist Cabrini Hospital, will talk about:

  • Medication that can and cannot safely be used at end of life with a person with Parkinson’s Disease
  • Alternative medications that are safe in persons with Parkinson’s Disease

To register for this free online session: CLICK HERE

SMRPCC Lunchtime Sessions February to May 2024

In 2024, we are continuing our online training sessions about palliative care in relation to:

  • Motor Neurone Disease and Parkinson’s Disease – end of life issues
  • The palliative approach in Residential Aged Care

Suitable for Registered and Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Personal Care
Attendants. Join our FREE 50-minute lunchtime sessions.

To register for the February to May 2024 lunchtime sessions: CLICK HERE