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Coming soon…South Island-wide electronic ACP

5 Dec 2016, ACP information for consumers

The five South Island DHBs have agreed to develop a single South Island-wide electronic advance care plan, meaning there will be one format for all ACPs available electronically anywhere in the South Island – one person, one plan, across five DHBs.

Why do so few people have a plan for the end of their life?

22 Mar 2016, ACP information for consumers

In this ABC Health Report Dr Norman Swan asks why so few of us have advance care plans and discusses the topic with intensive care specialist and advance care planning expert, Bill Sylvester from the University of Melbourne.

Campaign urges end of life planning

16 Apr 2014, ACP information for consumers

Christchurch father Peter Dixon, 56, who has chronic renal failure, talks about the peace of mind having an advance care plan has given him.