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Management of the advance care planning programme and training

NEWS: 12 Oct 2016

The National Advance Care Planning Cooperative has been working with the Health Quality & Safety Commission and the 20 district health boards (DHBs) to find support and funding for advance care planning governance and activities for the 2016–17 year.

Advance care planning public forum

EVENT: 28 Nov 2016

The advance care planning public forum is a light-hearted look at a serious topic. You will learn more about making an advance care plan and go away with all you need to make your own plan.

Advance Care Planning Forum: Call for posters

NEWS: 5 Sep 2016

If you’re planning on going to the first national Advance Care Planning (ACP) forum Lifting the lid on death and dying in November, why not submit a poster too?

Advance care planning national forum

EVENT: 28 Nov 2016

The forum is for health professionals, consumer advocates and others already involved in and promoting advance care planning, or who would like to know more.

Advance care planning practitioner training in 2016

NEWS: 16 Dec 2015

Places are still available for advance care planning (ACP) level 2 practitioner training being held throughout the country by the Advance Care Planning Cooperative in the first half of 2016.

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.