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Palliative Care District Group

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The Palliative Care District Group (PCDG) is focused on improving the provision of health services to people and their families/whānau through optimised service development and delivery processes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vision and Purpose

Vision: All people with life limiting conditions live well and die well irrespective of their condition or care setting

Purpose: The Palliative Care District Group (PCDG) is focused on improving the provision of health services to people and their families/whānau through optimised service development and delivery processes.

 

 

Membership

​Constituency/Role ​Name

​Clinicans: Nursing

Medical

Allied- Pharmacist, home based services (Lavender Blue

Nikki Fox

Dr Simon Allan

Lee Hefford​​

​Manager ​Anna Blackwell
​Aged Residential Care ​Monique Hayes
​Hospice ​Julie Vickery
​Pharmacy ​Clare Randall
​Maori Health

​Adele Berquist

Kare Iraia

​NGO ​Geoff Bates
​DHB Portfolio Manager ​Jo Smith
​Consumer Representatives ​Gaye Fell
​Intersectoral - housing, MSD, community groups ​Faye Davenport
​Palliative Care, Primary Care - district ​Dr Paul Cooper
​Palliative Care, Secondary Care (eg Elder Health, Chronic Conditions, Cancer) ​Jean Clarke
 

 

Projects

• Support the dissemination of the district-wide palliative care bereavement support guidelines
• Continue to develop a Quality Palliative Care Framework that includes quality standards and practices – Te Korowai O Rongo
• Support the integration of the Principles and guidance for the Last Days of Life; Te Ara Whakapiri into the district using a coordinated district-wide approach
• Support the advancement of an integrated specialist palliative care model for the district


 

Documents

 

Palliative Care Strategic Plan 2012-2017

Palliative Care Working Group Report: What do we know about people's experiences of palliative care in MidCentral DHB?

Palliative Care Bereavement Support Guidelines

Palliative Care Bereavement Support Guidelines Toolkit

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