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Coming soon…South Island-wide electronic ACP

NEWS: 5 Dec 2016, Advance Care Planning

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.

Campaign urges end of life planning

NEWS: 16 Apr 2014, Advance Care Planning

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

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

NEWS: 22 Mar 2016, Advance Care Planning

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.

Are we getting better at preparing for our death?

NEWS: 8 Sep 2017, Advance Care Planning

Australian palliative care psychologist Kerrie Noonan talks to RNZ’s Kathryn Ryan about whether we’re getting better at preparing in advance for our deaths.

Advance care planning: Tammy's story

PUBLICATION: 1 Mar 2016, Advance Care Planning

Tammy Wells – ‘the Briscoes’ lady’ – talks about having conversations that count and how they are a gift for your family.

Advance Care Planning Day, 5 April 2018

NEWS: 21 Mar 2018, Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning Day is an opportunity for each region to connect with their communities to enhance the profile and knowledge of advance care planning.

Advance Care Plan 2010

PUBLICATION: 1 Mar 2010, Advance Care Planning

Old version of the Advance Care Planning Guide 2010, for reference only.

Advance care planning: Heather's story

PUBLICATION: 7 Feb 2017, Advance Care Planning

Dr Heather Roberston, Advance care planning clinical lead for Hauora Tairāwhiti, the district health board of Tairāwhiti, talks about how her serious car accident brought home the importance of sharing your ACP with loved ones.

Advance care planning: Lianne Dalziel's story

PUBLICATION: 7 Feb 2017, Advance Care Planning

Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has spoken about the importance of having conversations with loved ones about what’s important to you at the end of life.

Advance care planning: Arthur’s story

PUBLICATION: 2 Feb 2017, Advance Care Planning

Arthur Te Anini is on a mission. The 67-year-old South Aucklander wants to convince his fellow Māori to start talking about future health care and end of life care.

Advance Care Planning Day: 5 April 2018

NEWS: 23 Nov 2017, Advance Care Planning

Thursday 5 April 2018 is Advance Care Planning Day – a day to encourage people to think about, talk about and plan for their future and end-of-life care.

Dave’s story

PUBLICATION: 11 Apr 2017, Patient Deterioration

Dave Churchman and his wife Diane share their story of life for Dave after his diagnosis of cancer.