Palliative Care Education

As a centre for specialist palliative care we are committed to providing education opportunities for our own team and also other health service providers who are looking after people with life limiting illnesses. We provide learning opportunities in a number of ways, including workshops, breakfast sessions and smaller group sessions.

Our Nurse Educator works with other trainers and delivers the Hospice NZ Palliative Care Modules and Syringe Driver Training for palliative care providers Northland wide.

For more information on any of our courses, please email our Nurse Educator at or ph 09 437 3355.

 Hospice NZ training

Fundamentals of Palliative Care

This series of ten sessions, endorsed by Hospice New Zealand, and delivered by experienced local specialist palliative care nurses, has been designed to add value to practice by providing staff involved in palliative care with key principles, understanding & knowledge.

2017 Fundamentals of Palliative Care Training

Click below for a timetable of sessions to be run in Northland.

Syringe Driver training 

Syringe Driver training is available throughout the year across Northland. This training for nurses is focused on using syringe drivers and the equipment safely and is recommended as an annual refresher.

2017 Syringe Driver training

To download a training schedule please click below: Hospice_New_Zealand_Syringe_Driver_Training_2017.pdf

For more information email: or phone 09 437 3355.