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$56 million funding boost for Palliative Care Supports

The NSW Government has announced another boost in funding to assist people approaching their end of life. The $56 million is being allocated from the 2020-21 NSW Budget in addition to the $220 million invested annually in palliative care. From July 1 2021, an additional 5000 End of Life home support packages will be made [...]

By |2020-11-05T13:40:19+10:00November 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Linda Hansen talks Palliative Care on radio

Palliative Care NSW's Executive Officer, Linda Hansen, went on 2GB radio recently, discussing the importance of palliative care with well known radio personality Steve Price. Their discussion ranged from the availability of palliative care services in rural areas to the philosophy of palliative care which aims for a good death for all. Linda says the [...]

By |2018-02-20T15:44:26+10:00February 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

The Australian Palliative Care Conference is nearly upon us.

Many of us are getting ready to attend The 14th biennial Australian Palliative Care Conference in Adelaide this week. This year the theme is "Connection with Community" and there is a huge line up speakers and activities on offer. Palliative Care NSW's Linda Hansen, EO, and Alex Huntir, Manager Volunteer Support Services Programme, will be [...]

By |2017-09-04T12:57:08+10:00September 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Conference discussing medical cannabis begins tomorrow

The United In Compassion Australian Medical Cannabis Symposium is being held in Melbourne this Friday, Saturday and Sunday 23rd - 25th July, 2017. The conference organisers claim that the content will be of interest to medical professionals, health care practitioners, patient groups and other interested persons. The program includes information about the application of medicinal [...]

By |2017-06-22T13:12:41+10:00June 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments
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