Australians’ use of palliative care services double over the last decade

AIHW, online 23 September 2015
“A new web report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that palliative care-related hospitalisations have risen by over 50% in the last decade. Palliative care aims to improve the quality of life of patients and their families facing a life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering.”
Find release here and report here.