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Palliative Care for Renal Clients Living in Remote Settings Project



This project aimed to improve palliative care access for renal patients who live at home in remote communities in the Northern Territory (NT). Specific outcomes of the project included:

As well as improving services for remote renal patients, the project strengthened relationships between renal and palliative care services in Central Australia.

The project was funded by the Australian Department of Health and Ageing.

Abstract adapted from Department of Health and Families NT


Palliative Care Northern Territory
PO Box 4489
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8951 6762

Related publications

Stewart S (2010)

"Palliative care for sick kidneys" education resource.

The Chronicle; 16(1): 18

Kidney stories toolkit (2011)

Northern Territory Renal Services

The Northern Territory Renal Services have produced a Kidney stories resource package aimed at educating Indigenous Australians. The package consists of a DVD, as well as resources in both booklet and audiovisual form. The titles in the package are:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Stewart S (2010)

Palliative care for renal clients living in a remote setting.

The Chronicle; 16(1): 12-13


Last updated: 27 July 2016
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