Hospice New Zealand

Hospice NZ exists to lead the hospice movement to ensure that every New Zealander has access to quality palliative care.  

Many people think of hospice services as just a building, when in fact it is a philosophy of care.  It is true that most hospice services in New Zealand have inpatient facilities, but the majority of people are cared for in their homes.

Anyone living with a life limiting condition – e.g. heart failure, motor neurone disease, MS or cancer – can access and benefit from hospice services.

Our aim is to help people make the most of their lives; to live every moment in whatever way is important to them.

Hospice care has a unique whole person approach – which means physical, spiritual, emotional and social needs are equally important – a multidisciplinary team provides care for the person who is dying and their families and friends, both before and after a death.

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) is proud to collaborate and partner with Hospice New Zealand to facilitate knowledge and skills transfer across the oceanic region for 19OPCC. 

Exclusive Offer – Members of Hospice New Zealand and affiliate organisations; ANZSPM Aotearoa, Palliative Care Nurses NZ and Hospital Palliative Care will have access to an exclusive early-bird rate. This is only available via announcements by Hospice New Zealand from 13 October 2018. The exclusive rate featured in the offer is the Early Bird rate available until 30 June 2019.

Please note 19OPCC compliments and does not replace the Hospice NZ biennial Conference, their next Conference will be in NZ 2020.

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