A ground breaking program at Neringah Hospital (Wahroonga) is meeting the sexual and intimacy needs of people coming to the end of their life.
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HammondCare’s Braeside Hospital will become a leader in healthcare sustainability with the installation of a new state-of-the-art solar power system which will supply at least 10 per cent of the hospital’s electricity needs.
HammondCare has leapt to the assistance of people feeling frustrated by delays in starting their home care packages - despite being eligible - by offering a special Early Commencement Offer.
A Greenwich Hospital-based nurse has been awarded a $40,000 international scholarship to further her studies in palliative care.
More than 70 per cent of people referred to a new community palliative care service in NSW have fulfilled their wish of dying at home, according to latest figures released in National Palliative Care Week.
Figures released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) today highlight the need for increased choice and availability of palliative care, according to HammondCare’s Director for Learning and Research in Palliative Care, A/Prof Josephine Clayton.
HammondCare has appointed leading palliative care specialist, Associate Professor Josephine Clayton, as Director of the HammondCare Centre for Learning and Research in Palliative Care - a pivotal role within the organisation.
HammondCare has released its latest research report, featuring updates on more than 76 projects across palliative care, dementia, ageing, rehabilitation, pain management, advance care planning and spirituality.
Leading palliative care specialist, Professor Rod MacLeod, has called for more palliative care funding and equitable access to palliative care services in rural and regional areas, on the eve of his departure from Australia.
Newcastle and Central Coast nurses working in general practice will take part this week in a national program that gives nurses the skills to talk to older patients and patients with chronic and debilitating conditions about planning for their end of life and death.
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