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PallConsult

PallConsult is funded by Queensland Health and has been designed to boost the ability of local healthcare teams to deliver patient-centred palliative care, especially in rural and remote parts of the State and will help enable people in the last year of their life to access the right care, at the right time and in the setting of their choice.

PallConsult services:

  • 1300 PALLDR (1300 725537) - 24/7 doctor and nurse practitioner advice hotline. Queensland-based doctors and nurse practitioners needing palliative and end-of-life care advice can phone 1300 PALLDR to speak directly with a palliative medicine specialist.
  • 1300 PALLCR (1300 725527) - 24/7 nurse and allied health professional advice hotline. Community and RACF nurses and allied health professionals caring for patients at the end of life can phone 1300 PALLCR to speak directly with a specialist palliative care nurse.
  • Education and mentoring sessions for community and residential aged care facility staff. Specialist palliative care nurses can provide education to facility staff (face-to-face or virtual) on all aspects of end-of-life and palliative care delivery including advance care planning, symptom management and psycho-social issues.
  • Suite of free online resources for health professionals including NIKI T34TM syringe driver education package and COVID-19-specific palliative care checklist and resources.
  • Medical consultant backup palliative care advice for Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics and the Royal Flying Doctors Service.

Visit PallConsult’s website for more information.

Last updated: 2 December 2020