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Abbreviations

Abbreviations

AASW

Australian Association of Social Workers

ABF

activity based funding

ACD

advance care directive

ACFI

Aged Care Funding Instrument

ACP

advanced care planning

ACSA

Aged and Community Services Australia

ACSQH

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare

AGPN

Australian General Practice Network

AHMC

Australian Health Ministers Conference

AMA

Australian Medical Association

ANF

Australian Nursing Federation

ANZSPM

Australia New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine

ATSI

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

BVCHS

Bega Valley Community Health Service

CALD

culturally and linguistically diverse

CHA

Catholic Health Australia

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

COSA

Clinical Oncology Society of Australia

COTA

Council of the Ageing

CVA

Cancer Voices Australia

DoHA

Department of Health and Ageing

DSC

Disability Services Commission (WA)

ED

emergency department

EPA

Enduring Power of Attorney

EPC

Eastern Palliative Care Association

GLBTI

gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex

GP

General practitioner

GRAI

GLBTI Retirement Association Incorporated

GSF

Gold Standards Framework

HACC

Home and Community Care program

IHPA

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

MND

Motor Neurone Disease

MOGA

Medical Oncology Group of Australia

NAHSSS

Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme

NEHTA

National E-Health Transition Authority

NHMD

National Hospital Morbidity Database

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council

NPCP

National Palliative Care Program

NPY

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara

OTA

Occupational Therapy Australia

PaCCSC

Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative

PC

Productivity Commission

PCA

Palliative Care Australia

PCC4U

Palliative Care Curriculum for Undergraduates

PCEHR

Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record

PCNSW

Palliative Care New South Wales

PCOC

Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration

PCQ

Palliative Care Queensland

PCRAM

Palliative Care Resource Allocation Model

PCV

Palliative Care Victoria

PCWG

Palliative Care Working Group

PEPA

Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach

PPCANZRG

Paediatric Palliative Care Australian and New Zealand Reference Group

RACGP

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

RACP

Royal Australian College of Physicians

RCNA

Royal College of Nursing Australia

SAAPPCP

South Australia Advanced Practice Palliative Care Pharmacists

SARRAH

Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health

TDHHS

Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services

TGA

Therapeutic Goods Administration

VHA

Victorian Healthcare Association

WHO

World Health Organisation

YCN

Youth Cancer Networks

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