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View the Aotearoa New Zealand guide

The Aotearoa version of the Serious Illness Conversation Guide has been adapted through a process of co-design. The Commission worked with consumers, whānau and clinicians from across NZ to look at the language used in the American version of the guide and how we might adapt it to feel more comfortable for clinicians to use and for consumers to experience. 

You can view this conference poster for all the details of the process followed, the themes that emerged and the changes that were made to the guide for Aotearoa. 

Please send any questions or comments about the Serious Illness Conversation Guide to

Last updated: 25th November, 2021