Development of Benchmarks

The purpose of benchmarking is to drive palliative care service innovation and provide participating services with the opportunity to compare their service to other services from across the country. PCOC benchmarks have been well received and have formed the basis for demonstrating improvements in patient outcomes since 2009. The steps below are followed when developing outcome measures and benchmarks:

PCOC Benchmarks

Last reviewed: 20 October, 2016

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New and updated Symptom Assessment Scale (SAS) Form (English - colour version)

New and updated Symptom Assessment Scale (SAS) Form (English - black and white version)

Palliative care and choices at end of life — recent media coverage and lecture

Information for patients about Australian palliative care

Key messages on Australian palliative care


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NEW REPORT - Trends in patient outcomes: 2009-2016

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