Welcome to Palliative Care

Palliative Care

Welcome to Palliative Care. We provide information on understanding and managing issues arising from a life limiting illness.

You will find information:

  • For patients, carers and families
  • For health professionals
  • About Advance Care Planning for healthy dying
  • About the specialist palliative care service in Tasmania
  • About how to access care and support throughout Tasmania.

The Department of Health and Human Services is committed to providing quality palliative care to all people with a life limiting illness.


An Approach to Healthy Dying in Tasmania: A Policy Framework

Consultation on the draft policy framework will be undertaken statewide from 4 November 2014 until 28 November 2014

For further information please email betteraccesstopalliativecare@dhhs.tas.gov.au




patients carers and families

health professionals