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Palliative Care Service

Palliative Care Videos

The following video series was made to combat some of the common myths associated with palliative care. The films feature patients from Caritas Christi Hospice and the Concord Centre for Palliative Care. Filming of the videos was supported by Collier Charitable Fund and Westpac Foundation.

                                                                   Prof Ghauri Aggarwal busting palliative care myths

                 Busting palliative care myths                                                     

                 Myth #1 Pain is an inevitable part of dying

              Myth #2 Palliative Care is only available in your last few days  

              Myth #3a Palliative Care hastens death part a

              Myth #3b Palliative Care hastens death part b

              Myth #4 You can only receive palliative care in a hospital

              Myth #5 Palliative Care means my doctor has given up on me

              Myth #6 Palliative Care is just for people with cancer