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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+11:00December 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+11:00December 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+11:00November 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+11:00November 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+11:00November 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+11:00November 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Register now for Calvary Research Day 26th November

A Research Day is being held by the Calvary Palliative and End of Life Care Research Institute on the 26th of November at Calvary Kogarah. Click here for more information and to register. Professor Liz Lobb, Professor of Palliative Care at Calvary Health Care Kogarah and Adjunct Professor at the University of Notre Dame in [...]

By |2018-11-15T16:51:35+11:00November 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

One more sleep! Conference to kick-off with Workshops, Tour and ACI Welcome Reception

8th November. Our pre-conference Workshops start in the morning at 08.30am with speakers from across palliative care. A big thanks to all our Presenters! There is also a Guided Tour on the programme. Later in the day are the Palliative Care NSW Annual General Meeting and then the ACI Welcome Reception. Click here for more [...]

By |2018-11-07T09:09:18+11:00November 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Staff member of the Year Award recognises impressive contribution to palliative care

Congratulations to Jenny McKenzie, Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care from Murrumbidgee Local Health District, who won the Staff Member of the Year Award at this year’s NSW Health Awards! “One of NSW’s first palliative care nurse practitioners, Jenny McKenzie has led and championed palliative care in the district for over 20 years. Jenny has been the [...]

By |2018-11-06T14:16:22+11:00November 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Prizes announced for best dinner outfit at the 2018 Palliative Care NSW Conference Kiama

Our dinner sponsor for the 2018 Biennial Palliative Care NSW Conference 'Riding the Waves of Change' is HammondCare. To celebrate their new logo they are offering best dressed prizes in one or both of their theme colours purple and orange: Best dressed prize: Dementia Centre Education Package - Attendance at a 1 day Dementia Centre [...]

By |2018-11-02T13:53:09+11:00November 2nd, 2018|News|0 Comments