Hospice New Zealand

Courses & conferences

Training opportunities

University of Auckland

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Palliative Care studies.

University of Canterbury

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care.

Whitireia New Zealand

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Certificate in Hospice Palliative Care.

Wintec, Waikato Institute of Techonology

Please click here to view information on the Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Practice (Level 8), which includes a Palliative Care Module.  

International Conferences

Care Search Australia

has a very comprehensive list of palliative care conference information - please click here to visit their website.

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Palliative Care Australia

Conference 2017: Connection with Community
6-8 September 2017, Adelaide, Australia

For more information, please click here. 



Hospice UK

Conference 2017: Leading, Learning and Innovating
22-24 November 2017, Liverpool, United Kingdom 

For more information, please click here.


National Conferences and Symposia

Cancer Nurses Conf 2017.PNG

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Cancer Nurses College

Conference 2017: Cancer Nursing Under Construction
11-13 May 2017, Christchurch, New Zealand 

The 'Cancer Nursing Under Construction' conference offers a variety of sessions with the aim of providing you, as a health professional involved in care of people living with cancer, tools to fill your cancer care toolbox. Delegates will be enriched with novice to expert classes, plenaries and concurrent speakers through education, research, technology, community and wellness topics. The conference will enable delegates to explore their cancer knowledge, strengthen clinical skills and resources for the future development of cancer care in New Zealand.

For more information and to register, please click here.


The Australian & New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM)

2017 ANZSPM Aotearoa Annual Conference and AGM
11-13 August 2017, Nurse Maude Hospice, Christchurch, New Zealand

11 August 2017: Trainee Day
12-13 August 2017: Conference

Further details will become available via the ANZSPM website nearer the time of event.


New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) 

Conference 2017: Trends and Challenges in an Ageing World
5-7 September 2017, Rotorua, New Zealand 

For more information, please visit the NZACA website


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Palliative Care Nurses New Zealand (PCNNZ)

Conference 2017: Through the Looking Glass - Reflections and Predicitions in Palliative Care
9-10 October 2017, Wellington, New Zealand

For more information, please visit the PCNNZ website.

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