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Palliative Care at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

St Vincent’s Palliative Care Services continues to foster and enhance expertise and developments in the provision of palliative care by maintaining a focus on research and education. All senior clinical staff regularly provide peer and inter-departmental education throughout St Vincent’s and Victoria. A Practice Development Nurse supports undergraduate and graduate nursing programs as well as ongoing nursing education and competency across both sites. More broadly this role also aids in the translation of current research into best clinical practice and advocating for palliative care awareness, resources and education within the organisation as a whole. 

St Vincent’s Palliative Care Services is intimately linked with the Centre for Palliative Care and maintains a library on campus dedicated to palliative care literature. St Vincent’s Palliative Care Services conducts several research studies, including clinical trials through the Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative (PaCCSC).

For more information see:

Online articles available via SVHM Library

Australian Focus

COVID-19 Related

Digital Delivery of Care

Models of Care


Latest articles from BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care

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Online books available via SVHM Library

Browse online books in Palliative Medicine from our Oxford Medicine Online package

Print books held in Carl de Gruchy Library

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St Vincent's Hospital Library staff (Melbourne) can set up a current awareness Alert in order for staff to automatically receive the latest articles on a particular topic. Please contact the Library for more information.

National Palliative Care Week - 23 May - 29 May 2021

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Phone: 9231 2540

Carl de Gruchy Library
Ground floor, Clinical Sciences Building
29 Regent Street, Fitzroy, Vic, 3065

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Libguide Author

Jenny Fitzgerald, Senior Research Librarian

Carl de Gruchy Library, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
+613 9231 2541

Literature Searching, Inclusive Health Liaison