Creating a healthier, better connected Gippsland.

Supporting the Palliative care journey of patients in general practice

This webinar is hosted Murray PHN and Western Victoria PHN as part of a suite of webinars developed in collaboration with South Eastern Melbourne, North Western PHN, Eastern Melbourne PHN and Gippsland PHN.


Dr Elise Davey is a GP and practice principal at Kensington Hill Medical Centre, Leopold Victoria, having joined in 2017 and specialised in General Practice. Dr Elise has a strong interest in geriatric care and is a proud provider of care to patients residing in residential aged care facilities. Dr Elise is also a current board member of Hospice Foundation Geelong. Dr Paul Molina Chavez is a GP and Practice Principal at Wangaratta Medical Centre, Wangaratta Victoria.

This session will provide a general overview on the palliative care journey of patients accessing general practice, and how digital health platforms can support optimisation of care.

Learning outcomes:

– Learn strategies to initiate conversation and provide support to patients through their palliative care journey.

– Describe common challenges faced by palliative care patients and how general practices can manage them.

– Implement a range of Digital Health tools to optimise palliative patient care