Project ECHO – Palliative Care


Project ECHO – Palliative Care is a series of interactive case based virtual mentoring sessions that address a range of palliative care topics. Discussion of deidentified patient cases and 20 minute presentations aim to increase palliative care knowledge, skills and confidence in primary care health professionals.

Our sessions will be held via Zoom on

Each session will consist of:

  • A Palliative Care Presentation – topic of the month
  • A deidentified case presentation by a primary care professional (Click here to share a case study).
  • Lots of opportunities for Q&A and discussion

What are the Benefits:

  • A virtual network to share palliative care knowledge & experiences
  • An opportunity to connect with specialist palliative care team
  • Improve local workforce capacity and delivery of high-quality palliative care
  • Improve access to effective palliative care for communities with limited access to specialist services
  • Promote choice for people with a life-limiting illness while increasing quality of life and reducing pain and discomfort
  • Increase job satisfaction and promote peer support and engagement between primary health services

Project ECHO – Enhancing Palliative Care is supported with funding from a Grant from the Department of Health and Wellbeing SA.