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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 to palliative medicine, and to medical education. Dr Brennan began his career in medicine, working in both Sydney and South [...]

By |2020-01-28T15:25:20+11:00January 28th, 2020|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

Emerging leader recognised within Tamworth’s Nioka Palliative Care team

See the full story by Jacob McArthur in the Northern Daily Leader 11th August 2017. Mary-Anne Dieckmann, a registered nurse in the Nioka palliative care ward, was named the local health district’s emerging leader at the Hunter New England Health excellence awards. “I thought that I’d be applauding for someone else and it felt really [...]

By |2017-08-11T14:40:43+11:00August 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Dr Brian Shaw recognised for services to Palliative Care

Dr Brian Shaw has been honoured with an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for services to Palliative Care in the recent Queens Birthday Honours List. From Erina on the Central Coast, Dr Shaw was a special anaesthetist at Gosford Hospital between 1971 and 2005. He was the inaugural Medical Director at Central Coast Palliative Care [...]

By |2017-06-22T10:06:47+11:00June 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Nominations are now open for PCA National Awards 2017

Nominations are now open for the Palliative Care Australia National Awards, which include three new award categories. The awards are aimed at recognising innovation, teamwork and emerging talent in the palliative care sector by individuals and organisations. Categories for individual awards include: Emerging leader Emerging researcher Excellence in palliative care - rural and remote - [...]

By |2017-06-08T13:44:01+11:00June 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Bernadette Gallagher awarded an OAM for palliative care volunteering

In the 2016 Queens Birthday Honours list palliative care volunteer Bernadette Gallagher was awarded an Order of Australia medial (OAM) for her services. The notation recognises her service to palliative care volunteering at Eversleigh  Hospital,  Canterbury Hospital and currently at Concord Repatriation General Hospital where she has been active since 1994. Also noted is her [...]

By |2016-12-13T22:55:28+11:00June 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments