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Palliative Care NSW – Notice of AGM and Election

The Management Committee of Palliative Care New South Wales (PCNSW) is inviting nominations from PCNSW members who are willing to contribute to the governance of PCNSW and its work, to ensure that all people with a life limiting illness and their families are supported to live, die and grieve well. The Management Committee is seeking [...]

By |2020-09-25T14:01:39+10:00September 25th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Have your say with Carers NSW

Are you a carer? Every two years Carers NSW undertakes a survey to ask carers about their experiences and find out what supports they need. This year for the first time the survey is going national. The data gathered in this research will help to advocate for carers, influence policymakers, and plan for service delivery [...]

By |2020-06-24T12:14:46+10:00June 24th, 2020|Carer Hub, News|0 Comments

Abstracts now open for the PCNSW Conference 2021

Palliative Care NSW's beloved biennial state conference was scheduled for November this year but just like everything else has had to be rescheduled due to the pandemic. New dates for the conference are 4 - 7 March 2021 and registrations are open now. The Scientific Committee warmly invites everyone who either works in or has an [...]

By |2020-06-12T11:34:20+10:00June 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Delirium and Palliative Care: The good news interview

As many of you will know, at this time of year we are all usually catching up at the PCNSW Professional Education Day, to learn, network and reconnect with colleagues. Unfortunately this year we are unable to connect in person, but we have been able to move our platform for learning into a virtual space. [...]

By |2020-05-28T12:57:04+10:00May 28th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Aged care and COVID-19

COVID-19 is a key issue for aged care. To assist with providing trustworthy documents and resources, End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) have a ‘Being Prepared for COVID-19’ page with quick links For aged care For services and organisations For the workforce For older people and their families For GPs To translated resources [...]

By |2020-03-20T17:46:39+10:00March 20th, 2020|News|0 Comments

How Palliative Care NSW is managing coronavirus/COVID-19

We want to give you an update on how Palliative Care New South Wales is managing Coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and well-being of people living with a life limiting condition, their families, their communities and the health workforce are our number one priority. PCNSW has decided to: postpone face to face programs and events for [...]

By |2020-03-19T16:50:40+10:00March 19th, 2020|News|0 Comments

NSW Advance Care Planning Seminar

Do you already understand the basics of advance care planning and now want to take your skills to the next level? Advance Care Planning Australia, the Advance Project and HammondCare are presenting a one-day seminar run by recognised leaders in the field. Presentations rely on evidence-based models and relay research data and implementation strategies. Topics [...]

By |2020-01-31T16:32:44+10:00January 31st, 2020|News|0 Comments

2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

This year, 2020, is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, who is known as the founder of modern nursing. Because of this, the World Health Assembly has chosen 2020 to be the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. Nurses and midwives play a vital role providing health services all around the [...]

By |2020-01-21T16:01:46+10:00January 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Research study on allied health in palliative aged care

End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) at Flinders University are running a study looking at the role of allied health professionals providing palliative care for older Australians in residential and community aged care. If you are an allied health professional working in aged care and would like to participate, please click on the [...]

By |2020-01-21T13:40:03+10:00January 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Support for new doctors to work in rural NSW

The NSW Government is offering up to 50 scholarships worth $3000 to junior doctors embarking on careers as Rural Generalists in regional, rural and remote NSW. Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams said the new scholarships, available in Port Macquarie will be awarded to junior doctors who start advanced skills training in the NSW Rural [...]

By |2019-12-18T12:16:46+10:00December 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments
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