Palliative care - about us

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Women’s Hospital partner to deliver a comprehensive and coordinated palliative care service across the Parkville Precinct.

Who are you?

We are a multidisciplinary team trained in palliative care. We consist of clinical nurse consultants, specialist doctors, doctors in training and a nurse practitioner. 

What services are offered?

Some examples of things we can help with include

  • pain management
  • management of other symptoms
  • patient and family meetings
  • making plans for future care and care outside the hospital
  • end of life care

How can I be referred?

Palliative care is available at any stage if you have a life limiting illness. Your treating team can arrange for you to see us, in our outpatient clinic, or while you are in hospital. If you need to be admitted, there is a dedicated Palliative Care Unit on level 7 at the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

How can I contact the Parkville Integrated Palliative Care Service?

To contact our team, email [email protected] or phone (03) 8559 7960.