A DIRECTORY OF INFORMATIVE MEDICAL WEBSITES FOR NEW ZEALAND GENERAL PRACTITIONERS AND THEIR PATIENTS

PALLIATIVE CARE & DEATH

Last updated 06 April 2020  
www.advancecareplanning.org.nz Advance Care Planning
acp.hiirc.org.nz New Zealand Advanced Care Planning Cooperative
www.agooddeath.co.nz A Good Death – 30 Minute Documentary on a Terminal COPD Patient’s Last Few Months Care, Includes Advanced Care Planning
www.cremation.org.nz A resource for Funeral Directors, doctors and families in New Zealand
www.deathdocs.services.govt.nz Death Documents is a digital tool for Health Practitioners to securely and easily complete the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death and Cremation Certificate information as required by the Burial and Cremation Act 1964.
www.endoflife.services.govt.nz End of Life Services
www.fdanz.org.nz Funerals New Zealand – The Authoritive Website for Funeral Resources
www.hospice.org.nz Hospice New Zealand - Palliative Care Handbook (located under title 'Resources & Research')
palcare.streamliners.co.nz Palliative Care Service for Canterbury District Health Board – Useful GP and Patient Resources including: Prescribing of Opioids, Prescription Chart for Documenting Medicines Given via Syringe Driver