Palliative Care

Who we are

The WA Paediatric Palliative Care Service offers holistic and compassionate care to children and their families who live in Western Australia with a life-limiting condition. 

Palliative Care is a unique clinical service that provides support to children, parents and carers, as well as clinical staff and community-based services. 

Our team of doctor, nurses, social worker and secretary work closely with the child’s clinical team.

Services we provide

We aim to:
  • provide advice, support and liaison for children and families
  • help communication between families, their health providers and community services
  • provide specialist resources, education and support for health professionals caring for children with palliative care needs
  • provide advice regarding management of symptoms such as pain, breathing difficulties, nausea and many more
  • enable children with life-limiting illnesses to be cared for in the most appropriate place (such as the home or hospital).

Referrals

Patients may be referred to Palliative Care by their treating clinician.

Hours

Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 4.00pm.

Location

The WA Paediatric Palliative Care Service is based on Level 2.

View the PCH map for more information.

Contact us

Phone: 6456 2222 (PCH Switchboard)