Palliative Care Lecture Series

Hospice NZ Palliative Care Lecture Series

These palliative care lectures are delivered across New Zealand via teleconference. Harbour Hospice North Shore and Harbour Hospice Hibiscus Coast host these lectures and all health professional colleagues are very welcome to join us. A light breakfast is provided.

The lectures take place the first Thursday of every month from February until December from 7:30am – 8:30am. The Palliative Care Lecture Series is delivered free of charge as it is proudly supported by Cancer Research Trust.

No registration is required, please just come along.


Lecture 6

Date: 6 July 2019

Topic: Update on Euthanasia

Run By: Dr Sinead Donnelly, Consultant Internal Medicine, CCDHB, Wellington


Lecture 7

Date: 1 August 2019

Topic: Pressure injury prevention and slin care at end of life

Run By: Associate Professor Geoff Sussman, Monash Institute for Health and Clinical Education, Monash University


Lecture 8

Date: 5 September 2019

Topic: "The Safe Death" from the perspectives of patients and family caregivers

Run By: Dr Sue Rainsford, Palliative Medicine Specialist, Cooma Calvary Health Care, Bruce Clare Holland House, Canberra


Lecture 9

Date: 3 October 2019

Topic: Approaching the veil: traditional Maori end-of-life customs

Run By: Dr Tess Moeke-Maxwell, Research Fellow, University of Auckland


Lecture 10

Date: 7 November 2019

Topic: What's new in nausea and vomiting

Run By: Dr Lana Gerguson, Palliative Medicine, Waikato District Health Board


Lecture 11

Date: 5 December 2019

Topic: Interdisciplinary Care

Run By: Marion Jones, Professor of Interprofessional Learning, Dean, Graduate Research School, Auckland