All Australians have the right to be treated with dignity and best practice care during their final days
Monday, June 3, 2019
All Australians have the right to be treated with dignity and best practice care during their final days, weeks and months of life and this will require significant evolution of the health care system to enable nurses to lead the delivery of palliative care.
Launching the Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) Achieving Quality Palliative Care for All: The Essential Role of Nurses White Paper in Canberra today, CEO Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN called for a nationwide conversation regarding palliative care and focus on ensuring people with life-limiting illnesses receive personalised care and support.
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