Palliative Care Lecture Series

  Hospice New Zealand is delighted to present the Palliative Care Lecture Series in 2024. This education opportunity is designed for healthcare professionals with an interest in palliative care. The lectures will be delivered via webcast on the first Thursday of every month from February to December 2024 from 7.30 to 8.30 am. To access and register for the upcoming…

Story: Fly me to the Moon

Exploring virtual reality in end-of-life care We’re on a mission to offer therapeutic virtual reality experiences to Waipuna Hospice patients facing limited mobility because of illness, by purchasing two Virtual Reality (VR) headsets! Waipuna Hospice is committed to providing the best quality of life for those affected by terminal illness and bereavement. Why? Because we…

Story: Facing Loss Alone

Facing loss alone. Facing a terminal diagnosis comes with difficult and varying emotions for both the patient and their whānau. The process is hard, no matter the circumstances, and for those who live away from family, an instant sense of loneliness and helplessness is unavoidable. For Lucy and Richard, this became their raw reality. We…