Key priority area

Strengthen early referral to palliative care for people with advanced pancreatic cancer

Strategies and activities

Each key priority area has supporting strategies and associated activities for implementation in the short, medium or long term that have been identified to achieve the priority. Click on the strategies below to explore these in more detail.


Establish standardised palliative care pathway


Short term

  • Identify current status and gaps in access to palliative care support

  • Design or adapt and test standardised palliative care pathway, incorporating rapid access models to palliative care

Medium term

  • Implement standardised palliative care pathway in alignment with the National Palliative Care Strategy


Promote patient and carer awareness of local support services