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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 [...]

By |January 31st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Interview – Dr Rachel Clarke: ‘Wrinkles, middle age, grey hairs… these are reasons to celebrate’

Dr Rachel Clarke worked as a television documentary-maker before deciding – as a GP’s daughter, this was always on the cards – to study medicine. She now specialises in palliative care, partly because it is [...]

By |January 29th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Dr Frank Brennan, of Kogarah, receives a 2020 Australia Day honour for his work in palliative care

Palliative Care New South Wales would like to extend our congratulations to Dr Frank Patrick Brennan, of Kogarah, who has been awarded the honour of Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service [...]

By |January 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |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 [...]

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. [...]

By |January 21st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Living Longer Is Not Enough: The Case For Aging Well

One of the greatest achievements to come of modern medicine is that humans are living longer than ever. Life expectancy is reaching new heights and showing no sign of dropping. More years to live, naturally, means [...]

By |January 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

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