Hospital Palliative Care Service

Welcome to the Hospital Palliative Care Service

Canterbury Integrated Palliative Care Services

Palliative Care is part of the Canterbury Regional Cancer and Haematology Service. Our office is located within the Oncology Department, Ground Floor, Parkside West, Christchurch Hospital.

We work alongside services at Nurse Maude as part of an integrated specialist team incorporating hospital, community, and inpatient palliative care.

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Advance Care Planning + CDHB ACP form

Constipation flowchart

Discharging Palliative Patients from Hospital

Drug Information Sheets

Making a referral

Niki T34 Syringe Driver

Opioid Conversion Guide

Writing a Controlled Drug Prescription




New Zealand Palliative Care Glossary

Te Ara Whakapiri – Care in the last days of life







Last updated Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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The Team

What is palliative care?

When is a referral to palliative care appropriate?

Making a referral

Discharging Palliative Patients from Hospital

Discharging Patients from Specialist Palliative Care