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Join PCNSW now and receive $200 off Oceanic Palliative Care Conference rego

Palliative Care Australia is hosting the 2019 Oceanic Palliative Care Conference in Perth from 10 - 13 September in Perth. Good news - members of Palliative Care NSW are being offered an exclusive discount of $200 off the cost of registration. If you are not currently a member, or you need to renew your membership [...]

By |2019-03-25T12:11:48+00:00March 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

CareSearch: ‘What palliative care information is most needed by patients, carers and families?’

Trustworthy information. CareSearch shares trustworthy information on palliative care to everyone who needs it. We recently spoke with Dr Lauren Miller-Lewis, Research Associate with CareSearch about her latest project. “We are currently embarking on an engagement project with patients, carers, and families, to better understand their information needs when it comes to palliative care. This [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:33:19+00:00March 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

The NSW Health End of Life and Palliative Care Framework

The NSW Health End of Life and Palliative Care Framework: 2019-2024 has been released and is available from the NSW Health website. Click here to access it. The Framework has been designed for use by the whole NSW health system with the aim of working together to provide accessible, high quality end of life and [...]

By |2019-03-12T13:57:14+00:00March 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

NSW Labor responds to today’s palliative care funding announcement

In response to the announcement of an additional 100 palliative care nurses for NSW this morning by Premier Gladys Berejiklian and NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard, NSW Labor Shadow Health Minister Walt Secord has issued this response:

By |2019-02-20T14:47:10+00:00February 20th, 2019|News|0 Comments

An additional $45 million for palliative care support in NSW announced today

Palliative Care NSW welcomes the announcement made today by the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Health Minister Brad Hazzard of 100 additional palliative care nurses for NSW. The announcement of an additional $45 million is additional to the $100 million package of support announced for palliative care as part of the 2017-18 Budget. The additional [...]

By |2019-02-20T12:47:21+00:00February 20th, 2019|News|1 Comment

Palliative Care NSW Election Platform 2019

What matters most? When we talk about ‘What Matters Most’ in Palliative Care, we are talking about one of the most important times in a person’s life. What Matters Most to a person as they approach and reach the end of their life? What Matters Most to the family and friends of that person? What [...]

By |2019-02-20T09:52:59+00:00February 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

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

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

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