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Atul Gawande makes the case for bananas, cocktails and cookies

NEWS: 21 May 2015, Building Leadership & Capability

‘Give them the damned banana!’ was internationally renowned health writer and thinker Dr Atul Gawande’s message to aged residential care homes where safety concerns dominate at the expense of residents’ quality of life.

Conversations we're dying to avoid

NEWS: 24 Apr 2015

It's a conversation many would rather avoid, but planning for end-of-life care is one chat to have before it's too late.

A day for ‘conversations that count’ about end-of-life care

MEDIA RELEASE: 16 Apr 2015

Today is Conversations that Count Day, organised by the National Advance Care Planning Cooperative (ACP) to prompt people to talk with their ‘partner, a mate, with the girls over lunch, or around the barbie’ about the kind of care they would want if they

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Public lecture with Dr Atul Gawande

EVENT: 18 May 2015, Building Leadership & Capability

Don't miss this opportunity to hear Dr Atul Gawande, one of the world’s biggest-selling and most influential health writers, speak at a public lecture in Wellington.

Conversations that Count Day

EVENT: 16 Apr 2015

On 16 April, New Zealand ‘Conversations that Count Day’ is being held – a national day to raise awareness about advance care planning.