Palliative Care Queensland

PCQ announces its 2018 National Palliative Care Week Activities

PCQ announces its 2018 National Palliative Care Week Activities

National Palliative Care Week grants announced

For National Palliative Care Week 2018 PCQ will once again be distributing five community engagement grants to PCQ member organisations. These grants are aimed at promoting community engagement activities during National Palliative Care Week, bringing the services, carers, consumers and the community together.

In addition to this, five nursing education grants we have been announced to encourage Qld nurses to attend the 2018 Palliative Care Nurses Australia conference in Brisbane, during national palliative care week.

  • 2x Townsville based aged care nurse grant
  • 2x Regional based nurse grant
  • 1x Metro based nurse grant

What else is PCQ planning for National Palliative Care Week

2018 will be PCQ’s busiest National Palliative Care Week

  • Saturday 19th May
    Community Conversations: Wine and Die
    $40 tickets, Hilton Hotel, Brisbane, 1700-1900
  • Sunday – Monday 20-21st May
    PCQ Booth & Five Nurses Grants
    Palliative Care Nurses Australia Conference , Hilton Hotel, Brisbane
  • Wednesday 23rd May
    Health Professional Forum: ‘Clinical Ethics at the end of life’ with          Prof. Ken Hillman
    PA Hospital, 1400-1600 + via videoconference

Dinner with Prof. Ken Hillman*
$55 per head (fundraiser for PCQ),
Wilsons Boathouse, Manly, 1830-2030

  • Thursday 24th May
    Community Forum: Open conversations about life and death with        Prof. Ken Hillman
    Free community, consumer & carer event, TRI, Brisbane, 1000-1130


PCQ Members Networking Drinks
PCQ Members**, Vincents, Brisbane, 1730-1930

  • Friday 25th May
    Afternoon Tea at Government House
    PCQ Peak Bodies Network*, Government House, 1430-1530
  • QLD Parliamentary Information Session*
    Parliament House, Brisbane, Date & time TBC


For more information about PCQ National Palliative Care Week activities and events, click here

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