Hospice New Zealand

Courses & conferences


University of Auckland

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Palliative Care studies.

University of Canterbury

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care.

Whitireia New Zealand

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Certificate in Hospice Palliative Care.

Wintec, Waikato Institute of Techonology

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Practice (Level 8), which includes a Palliative Care Module.  







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World Institute of Pain (WIP)
9th World Congress 2018
9-12 May 2018
The Convention Centre Dublin, Dublin, Ireland 

The 9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP 2018) is a major biennial gathering of pain management specialists. Aimed at physicians, researchers, students and nurses, WIP 2018 will combine participant-friendly educational activities with hands-on courses.

This combined theoretical and practical approach has already facilitated breakthroughs in pain management interventional techniques.

Being held in Dublin, Ireland May 9-12, 2018, WIP 2018 will give you access to leading lecturers and a scientific program consisting of the latest evidence-based and best-practice-based pain medicine in all relevant disciplines.

For more information and to register, please click here.



Dementia Centre & HammondCare
International Dementia Conference 2018: Mission Imppossible? Truth & Lies in the Age of Choice
7-8 June 2018
Hilton Sydney, Sydney, Australia 

Mission Impossible? This is the question we’ll be addressing with thought leaders from across the globe. Choice is at the core of this International Dementia Conference and we will confront and debate what choice means in every aspect of our lives, clinical decisions and care. ‘Truth and Lies in the age of choice’ will provide a major platform for listening and learning from the international and Australian communities through research, experience and practice in our plenary talks and concurrent sessions, with many opportunities for important networking and engagement. 

For more information, please click here.


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International Federation on Ageing
Conference 2018: Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing - From Evidence to Action
8-10 August 2018
Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada 

Specifically, the Global Strategy focuses on five strategic objectives: commitment to action on healthy ageing in every country; developing age-friendly environments; aligning health systems to the needs of older populations; developing sustainable and equitable systems for providing long-term care (home, communities, institutions); and improving measurement, monitoring and research on Healthy Ageing.

For more information and to register, please click here.


Australian New Zealand Society of Palliative Care (ANZSPM)
Conference 2018
6-9 September 2018
Sydney, Australia 

For more information, please click here.


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Palliative Care Australia
Conference 2019
10-13 September 2019
Perth Convention Centre, Perth, Australia 

The biennial Australian Palliative Care Conference is the pre-eminent event in Australia for anyone who is interested in quality palliative care at the end of life. Don’t miss out on your chance to attend this unrivalled personal development opportunity.

The conference will attract the decision makers of today, the future leaders of tomorrow, policy influencers and those involved in the latest research and thinking about palliative care. You will meet clinicians, researchers, allied health practitioners, educators, carers and more who have a passion for palliative care.

The 2019 conference will not only provide relevant data and facts from case studies, but also ideas for building a better future in palliative care. All this exposure to learning is wrapped up in an enhanced networking program, so come join us – we are dying to see you.

For more information, please click here. 

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