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Helping dying patients say goodbye

“You need to know you’re leaving before you can say goodbye.” These poignant words from a patient illustrate how vital it is to constantly improve end of life care, as Blacktown Hospital has endeavoured to achieve with a recent project. The project, ‘It Takes a Team’, brought together nursing and medical staff from cardiology and [...]

By |2019-08-07T14:26:36+11:00August 7th, 2019|News|0 Comments

PCNSW Professional Education Day – AGNSW

PCNSW is holding the annual Professional Education Day at the Art Gallery of NSW during National Palliative Care Week 2019 on Friday 24th May. PCNSW is fortunate this year to be partnering with the Art Gallery of NSW. The existential aspects of Palliative Care, including bereavement, death anxiety, biography and the role of art in [...]

By |2019-05-22T16:54:29+11:00April 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Auditor-General’s report on Palliative Care in NSW.

The NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford, has recently released her report on palliative care. The audit assessed whether NSW Health is effectively planning and evaluating palliative care services, in the context of rising demand, increasingly complex needs, and the diversity of service providers. The main findings reflect that NSW Health's approach to planning and evaluating palliative [...]

By |2017-08-25T12:08:34+11:00August 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments