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In progress


Population growth and ageing are resulting in more people living longer with chronic and other life limiting illnesses.

We will introduce a standard process to assess outpatients and recognise people with a life limiting illness for early referral to palliative care.


We are testing a standard process at key outpatient clinics.


Improved care for patients living with life limiting illness.


  • % of patients cared for using an end of life care plan
  • Number of staff who participate in communication skills training
  • % increase in staff confidence around recognition of dying

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Clinical Guidance Team
Safer Care Victoria
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