Palliative Care Victoria and other Victorian service contacts

Palliative Care Victoria (PCV) including PCV service provider search

PCV is the statewide peak body for palliative care. The PCV website includes various resources for families, patients and health care service providers, including a service provider search facility.

Palliative Care Victoria (PCV)

PCV service provider search

Better Health Channel (sections on end of life and palliative care)

Better Health Channel is a Victorian Government website that aims to help people understand and manage their health and medical conditions. The end of life and palliative care section of Better Health Channel includes a range of information on topics such as ‘palliative care options and services’ and ‘dying and death explained’.

Better Health Channel (sections on end of life and palliative care)

Department of Health and Human Services (Victorian Government) Palliative Care Program

The Palliative Care Program website of the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services provides a range of information about palliative care in Victoria.

Department of Health and Human Services (Victorian Government) Palliative Care Program

Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS)

RDNS provides clinical and home nursing to people in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. RDNS care is designed to assist people to remain living in their own homes. RDNS has partnership arrangements with all three of the region’s community palliative care services, including after-hours services.

RDNS

Decision Assist 24hr Palliative Care Phone Advisory Service

For health professionals working with recipients of aged care services, including GPs and aged care staff, the Decision Assist Phone Advisory Service provides advice on a palliative approach, including medication, symptom management and psychosocial support.

1300 668 908

Decision Assist 24hr Palliative Care Phone Advisory Service

Victorian Aboriginal Palliative Care Project of the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO)

VACCHO’s Victorian Palliative Care Project aims for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to have access to palliative care services and for palliative care services to provide culturally safe services to Aboriginal people.

9411 9411

Victorian Aboriginal Palliative Care Project of the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO)

Centre for Palliative Care

The Centre for Palliative Care is part of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and is a Collaborative Centre of The University of Melbourne. The Centre has a statewide role in palliative care education and research in Victoria, with networks and collaborative projects extending nationally and internationally.

Centre for Palliative Care