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Advance Care Planning Day – Friday 3 April 2020

29 Jan 2020, ACP information for clinicians

Advance Care Planning (ACP) Day, Friday 3 April 2020, will focus on explaining the benefits of ACP and work towards making it ‘business-as-usual’ for all health care professionals

Serious Illness Conversation Guide training

9 May 2019, ACP information for clinicians

In association with the Choosing Wisely Forum, the Health Quality & Safety Commission is offering three-hour Serious Illness Conversation Guide training on Thursday 9 May 2019.

Have you done an advance care plan?

1 Oct 2018, ACP information for consumers

Planning for her future care was the last thing on Wendy Betteridge’s mind, until a cardiac arrest 18 months ago forced her to change her thinking.

Patient story: Mum was a glowing light

14 Aug 2018, ACP information for consumers

Sue Limmer experienced mental illness for more than 10 years. In this video her daughter, Annalee, talks her mum's advance care plan and how helpful it was for her family in Sue's final days and weeks.

Changes to advance care planning website

13 Jun 2018, ACP information for consumers

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is coordinating the advance care planning (ACP) programme until the end of 2019, in partnership with district health boards.

Advance Care Planning Day, 5 April 2018

21 Mar 2018, ACP information for clinicians

Advance Care Planning Day is an opportunity for each region to connect with their communities to enhance the profile and knowledge of advance care planning.

Advance Care Planning Day: 5 April 2018

23 Nov 2017, ACP information for clinicians

Thursday 5 April 2018 is Advance Care Planning Day – a day to encourage people to think about, talk about and plan for their future and end-of-life care.

Are we getting better at preparing for our death?

8 Sep 2017, ACP information for consumers

Australian palliative care psychologist Kerrie Noonan talks to RNZ’s Kathryn Ryan about whether we’re getting better at preparing in advance for our deaths.