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Hikuroawhanau hires
Plan helps whānau face an uncertain future

NEWS: 17 Dec 2020, Advance Care Planning

Two months ago, Tahu Hikuroa died of an aggressive brain tumour leaving behind wife Jo and two young sons. As they navigated their way through numerous treatments, they found that doing an advance care plan helped them face tough decisions.

Palace of Care – Farewell to Perlin Soong

NEWS: 11 Dec 2020, Advance Care Planning

Dr James Jap is a palliative care specialist working in Auckland. In his blog, originally published on Palliverse, he shares the story of Perlin Soong, a 32-year-old with metastatic cancer.

End of Life Choices Act

NEWS: 12 Nov 2020, Advance Care Planning

In the 2020 election, there was a majority ‘yes’ vote in the End of Life Choice referendum. You may be wondering what this will mean and how you might exercise your choice.

Update from the advance care planning programme – August 2020

NEWS: 4 Sep 2020, Advance Care Planning

This update from the advance care planning programme includes information on speakers for the Ō tātou hiranga what matters to us hui, whenua ki te whenua the new ACP guide for whānau, training for ACP and SICG and welcomes a new staff member.

Advance care planning update

NEWS: 24 Jul 2020, Advance Care Planning

Now more than ever it is important to encourage people to start an advance care plan and think about their future health and wellbeing. Many ACP staff who were seconded to help with the COVID-19 pandemic are coming back into their ACP roles.

Advance Care Planning Day postponed

NEWS: 19 Mar 2020, Advance Care Planning

In light of the rapidly developing and changing situation with COVID-19, the Health Quality & Safety Commission is postponing Advance Care Planning Day until later in the year. The day was to be held on Friday 3 April.

Advance Care Planning Day – Friday 3 April 2020

NEWS: 29 Jan 2020, Advance Care Planning

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

Changes to advance care planning website

NEWS: 13 Jun 2018, Advance Care Planning

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