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COVID-19 – the slayer of connection

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Advance care planning has the potential to build bridges between you and your health care team at a time when COVID-19 is destroying them.

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Plan helps whānau face an uncertain future

NEWS: 17 Dec 2020, ACP information for consumers

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.

End of Life Choices Act

NEWS: 12 Nov 2020, ACP information for consumers

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.

Covid-19 and care homes: the myths and realities

NEWS: 19 May 2020, Aged Residential Care

New Zealanders need to remove the stigma from aged care homes and fund them properly, write University of Auckland experts Michal Boyd, Merryn Gott, Jackie Robinson and Aileen Collier.

Plan helps whānau face an uncertain future

NEWS: 21 Apr 2020, ACP information for consumers

Tahu Hikuroa has aggressive brain tumours that means his future is uncertain. But, having an advance care plan has helped Tahu and wife Jo to make some tough decisions and feel more in control about what lies ahead.

New Serious illness conversation guide available

NEWS: 24 Mar 2020, ACP information for clinicians

A new evidence-based guide to support clinicians to have quality conversations with seriously ill people and their whānau is now available.

Who me – biased? He ngākau haukume tōku?

NEWS: 4 Nov 2019, Aotearoa Patient Safety Day

Health professionals are encouraged to watch new learning modules on understanding bias in health care, released today for Patient Safety Week.