Publication Details

A. Connolly, S. Burns, S. Allingham, T. Pidgeon, N. Joseph, L. Foskett & S. Clapham, A profile of patients receiving palliative care in Western Australia for July - December 2018 (Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration, Australian Health Services Research Institute, University of Wollongong, 2019).


The Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PCOC) is a national program that aims to improve the quality and outcomes of palliative care in Australia. This is achieved via a standardised clinical language that supports a national data collection. This report provides a high level profile of 3,813 patients who received palliative care in Western Australia during July to December 2018 and had their pain, symptom, family / carer and psychological / spiritual issues assessed as part of routine clinical care.