Palliative care workforce service forecast

Lead: Dr Simon Allan

This report looked at the provision of palliative care in the community, hospitals, residential care and hospices. It is one of a number of forecasts commissioned by Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) to build a picture of the future health and disability workforce.

Recommendations included:

  • development of regional clinical networks that link locally, regionally and nationally to meet future palliative care needs
  • aim to give people better health and disability services closer to home.
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