Busting palliative care pain myths

With the recent debate in the media about death and dying, you may have heard euthanasia advocates arguing that palliative care is unable to provide adequate pain relief for some of its patients. Senior Professor [...]

Dignity Therapy: Learning to create a life document

The stories we tell at the end of our lives are often very different from the stories we might tell at other moments in our lives. For those facing a life-limiting illness, the opportunity to [...]

Beyond The Lamp: What does Silver Chain’s social impact investment mean for NSW?

The latest December-January edition of The Lamp, the magazine of the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association, has raised serious concerns about the integrity of the Silver Chain Group’s move into community palliative care in Western [...]

By | December 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Inquiry into the quality of care in RACFs

It is up to the federal government to take care of the over 175 000 Australians who live permanently in residential aged care facilities. Currently it is the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency that has [...]

Position vacant: Need a change of scenery?

Rural Generalist Registrar - Palliative Medicine, Far West LHD, NSW We are offering a unique opportunity to work with an award-winning, vibrant, enthusiastic and innovative integrated Specialist Palliative Care Team in rural and remote NSW: [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments