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1 November 2012

HammondCare welcomes a new era for Australian charities following the passing this morning in the House of Representatives of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission legislation.

15 October 2012

The Senate Community Affairs committee has tabled a report on palliative care with 38 recommendations covering funding, training, workforce, research and end of life planning issues.

26 September 2012

HammondCare’s Braeside Hospital was one of eight research sites to participate in a landmark national study that found the drug ketamine - widely used to treat pain related to cancer - has no clinical benefit.

19 September 2012

HammondCare and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) will launch three major projects worth more than $1 million to better prepare the aged care workforce to care for older Australians.

6 September 2012

HammondCare and UNSW have developed an innovative training program which could “shape the future of aged care education” resulting in better care for people in need, thanks to a $715,000 grant from the Federal Government.

5 September 2012

Nurses play a pivotal role in care and communication for patients facing their last days, amidst complex health, social and spiritual needs. Now an innovative new project will better equip palliative care nurses for this challenging role, improving patient outcomes - thanks to a generous gift from the husband of a former palliative care patient.