GRPCC is committed to providing professional development to health professionals to enable quality palliative care services in the region through education sessions, practical resources and the assistance in various palliative care projects.
The GRPCC coordinates the regional clinical practice group (CPG) to assist in the development of evidence based quality care resources for services in Gippsland. The Palliative Care Clinical Network also provides guidance and leadership to improve clinical services throughout Victoria.
If you would like more information about what services the consortium could assist you with please contact us on (03) 5623 0864.
Below are valuable website to assist Health Professionals with the management of patients requiring palliative care.
Bringing relevant evidence and quality information to palliative care.
To enhance the provision of palliative care and advance care planning services to the aged nationally, the Australian Government has funded the Specialist Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning Advisory Services (Decision Assist) Project.
The department has been established to develop and deliver policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians.
Cultural protocols for working with Aboriginal People is a document that assists health professionals consider aspects of cultural difference when working with aboriginal people.
App for Google Play and Apple iTunes. Nurses and GP’s caring for older people near the end of life are now able to access current clinical advice at the point of care, thanks to the development of a new smartphone app.
The Victorian State Governments Better Health Channel provides health and medical information to improve the health and wellbeing of people and the communities they live in.
Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PCOC)
The Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PCOC) is a national program that utilises standardised clinical assessment tools to measure and benchmark patient outcomes in palliative care.
Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach
The Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) forms part of the Palliative Care Education and Training Collaborative.
As a national palliative care project, this Collaborative takes a strategic approach to education and training of the health workforce, and delivers programs for priority health care provider groups across primary, secondary and tertiary settings.
Victorian Government’s Palliative Care Policy