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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+10:00December 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|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+10:00November 19th, 2018|News|1 Comment

Wine. Plains. Seeking palliative care nurses in Dubbo & Orange.

Western NSW Local Health District are seeking palliative care nurses in Dubbo & Orange. Palliative Care RN vacancy based in Dubbo, NSW and has the potential to transition into a Clinical Nurse Specialist 2 at a later date.  Applications close 22 November. Palliative Care CNC Level 2 vacancies:  one based in the Northern Sector, WNSWLHD [...]

By |2017-11-13T10:15:44+10:00November 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

A grant to educate staff in nursing homes will benefit palliative care

See the full story by Rod Bennett in the Manly Daily 8th August 2017. Northern Sydney aged-care facilities will be first in Sydney to receive the benefits from a program to improve palliative care. One third of aged-care homes in the area have signed up for the program which will see staff educated and trained [...]

By |2017-08-11T15:36:30+10:00August 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Palliative Care stories shared by Illawarra locals – Ally Barnaba, Primary Health Nurse

Journalist Desiree Savage spoke to Illawarra locals about illness, death and dying. Read the original story 'Palliative care stories shared by Illawarra locals' by Desiree Savage in the Queanbeyan Age 30 June 2017. One of the people she spoke with was Ally Barnaba, Primary Health Nurse. Over the past 30 years Australian palliative medicine has evolved [...]

By |2017-07-14T17:18:43+10:00July 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Advance Project: free training and resources for general practice nurses

General practice provides ongoing care for a large number of patients with chronic, debilitating and eventually fatal diseases. As such, they are uniquely placed in the essential role of providing palliative care to patients and their families. General practice nurses already manage patients who are at risk of deteriorating health and dying such as the [...]

By |2017-06-08T11:42:15+10:00June 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Government responds to RN inquiry

The Baird government has responded to the inquiry the requirement for registered nurses to be on duty 24/7 in nursing homes by deciding against retaining the legislation. This goes against recommendations made by the inquiry to reinstate the law. The State Government argues that as aged care is federally funded and regulated, such state legislation is superfluous. The [...]

By |2016-12-13T23:49:47+10:00May 2nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

RN nurses in NSW nursing homes inquiry releases report.

After receiving 165 written submissions and holding three hearings into the need for registered nurses to be required 24/7 in NSW nursing homes, the committee has released their report. 17 recommendations were made. Most significantly, the committee recommended that the NSW government retain the requirement for registered nurses to be available 24/7 in nursing homes. [...]

By |2016-12-13T23:36:41+10:00November 2nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Palliative Care represented at RN inquiry hearing

The inquiry into registered nurses in NSW nursing homes has finished taking written submissions and begun hearings. The inquiry will look into whether the law for registered nurses available 24/7 should be retained as a requirement. So far a broad spectrum of concerns has been raised from individuals and groups who have an interest in aged care. Registered [...]

By |2016-12-13T23:25:10+10:00August 19th, 2015|News|0 Comments

NSW Government announces inquiry into Registered Nurses in aged care facilities.

Are residents of aged care facilities afforded enough nursing care to die well? End of life care has been identified as one of the key health challenges for the aged care sector. Many people in the aged care community have raised concerns since the NSW government removed the requirement for registered nurses to be available [...]

By |2016-12-13T23:13:44+10:00June 29th, 2015|News|0 Comments