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Understanding Dementia MOOC starting 19th Feb

Course opens 19th February, 2019. New year, new goals? Interested in dementia? Enrolments are now open for the next Understanding Dementia MOOC offered by the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre at the University of Tasmania. Course opens: 19th February, 2019 Course duration: 7 weeks Course closes: 3rd May, 2019 (content is accessible across 10 [...]

By |2019-01-14T09:07:41+00:00January 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Palliative Care CNS2 sought for RPA team

New closing date 25th January 2019 (this post was updated 8th of January). Sydney LHD Palliative Care Service has a vacancy (temporary full time until August 2019 with the possibility of extension) for a Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 based at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Camperdown. The primary purpose of the position is [...]

By |2019-01-08T15:41:12+00:00January 7th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Calvary seeks Nurse Practitioner for palliative care leadership at Sutherland

Calvary Health Care Kogarah are seeking a Nurse Practitioner (full-time position/fixed term position) based at the Sutherland Hospital. The primary purpose of the role is acting in a clinical leadership and consultancy role for Calvary Health Care Kogarah at The Sutherland Hospital in assessing and advising, coordinating, planning, directing and evaluating the care of palliative care patients. [...]

By |2018-12-14T10:37:03+00:00December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Abstracts still open: Public health conference to look at Justice Health in 2019

Justice Health Conference 2019, 9-10 April, Sydney. Interested in custodial health? The Public Health Association of Australia will be hosting their 3rd Justice Health Conference 2019 at the ICC in Sydney in April and Abstracts close on the 13th of January. The organisers say: The purpose of the Conference is to once again highlight the [...]

By |2018-12-13T09:09:01+00:00December 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Community Palliative Care RN sought by St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

Closing Date 31 January 2019. St Vincent's Hospital Sydney are seeking Community Palliative Care Team member/s as Registered Nurse (Division 1) (Casual Part Time/Permanent Part Time/Permanent Full time up to 38 hours per week. Applications are invited from skilled and energetic Registered Nurses with a passion for person centred care to join our dynamic multidisciplinary [...]

By |2018-12-12T15:45:55+00:00December 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Goulburn palliative care seeks Transitional Nurse Practitioner

Applications close 15th December 2018. Ready for a new challenge in 2019? A Transitional Nurse Practitioner (Permanent Full Time) is wanted in Goulburn, part of the Southern NSW Local Health District. "Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to [...]

By |2018-12-12T14:44:31+00:00December 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We remember World AIDS Day 2018

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year. World AIDS Day raises awareness across the world and in the community about the issues surrounding HIV and AIDS. It is a day for people to show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) [...]

By |2018-11-30T16:10:18+00:00November 30th, 2018|News|0 Comments

AJGP feature celebrates that Palliative Care is a key role for GPs

Celebrating that “palliative care has progressed from the margins to having a key role and responsibility within the discipline of general practice” this month’s Australian Journal of General Practice (AJGP) is running a feature on palliative care. In his editorial Stephen Margolis writes that - “Australians mostly wish to die at home, suggesting that general [...]

By |2018-11-28T17:02:23+00:00November 28th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Palliative Care RN sought for Broken Hill

Broken Hill are seeking a  Palliative Care Registered Nurse to work as a member of the Specialist Community Palliative Care Team.  As a member of the team you will be providing patient centred palliative care for people with advanced life limiting illnesses, their families and carers. You will also will provide a combination of direct/shared/consultative [...]

By |2018-11-19T12:27:14+00:00November 19th, 2018|News|1 Comment

Palliative care as ‘giving-up’? Towards healthier men on International Men’s Day 2018

On International Men’s Day we acknowledge the work done to improve men’s health in 2018. The NSW Men’s Health Framework was released by the NSW Health in June 2018 and sets out priorities areas for men’s health and guiding principles to highlight “that biology is only one determinant of men’s overall health and wellbeing. In [...]

By |2018-11-19T10:55:31+00:00November 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments