Dr Christelle Greeff

Dr Christelle attended placement a placement experience to increase her palliative care practice as a GP in Maleny.  Christelle was motivated to do this placement because of an experience of care her mother had received when…

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Dr Matt Kelly – Placement Outcome

Dr Matt Kelly recently attended a PEPA placement  as he wanted in increase his “familiarity with end of life medications in the hospital setting” as well as develop more ways of communicating with patients and families…

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Doris Mutie – Reflection

My name is Doris Mutie, I am a Kenyan by nationality. I am married with three beautiful daughters.  I have lived in Canberra for about 5 years, after moving to Australia in 2006.  My family and…

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Jenny Simons

Thank you for the opportunity and support to be part of PEPA, it was a great learning experience and I am deeply respectful of the knowledge and care given to our community.

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Maree Gerven

Maree Gerven

I have found the PEPA program to be invaluable, giving me insight into the hospital system and community provision of palliative care. My confidence has increased as a result of the knowledge I have gained. In…

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Kellie

Kellie

The overall PEPA experience has been beneficial to service delivery by highlighting the importance of a collaborative approach to care provision and demonstrating the need to consider the interpretation of a tertiary model of practice.  Personally,…

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Louise Hoffman – Placement Reflection

I am a Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, currently based in Orange (rural) NSW and for my 4 day PEPA clinical placement I was keen to see a couple of specialist units in the Sydney metropolitan…

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Gordon Roberts

Gordon Roberts

My PEPA placement came about because I have had a long term interest in working in Palliative Care and saw this as an opportunity to further my knowledge in this area. My PEPA experience has provided…

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Geraldine McNamara

Geraldine McNamara

This PEPA placement enabled me to network with people from different agencies within the palliative care area and enabled me to put names to faces as well as gain knowledge around palliative care. Overall, I enjoyed…

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Melissa Willson – Reflection

Having completed my PEPA programme, I feel I am better skilled to care for those with life limiting illnesses and now also have contacts in specialized palliative care services to liaise with when I need advice…

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AJ

AJ

Palliative care is very valuable, we only get one chance to get it right. Whether people choose to die at home or in a hospital or RACF the emphasis is on providing good quality end of…

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Tracey Stanley

Tracey Stanley

I thoroughly enjoyed my PEPA placement. I gained a lot of knowledge from it and I would encourage other people interested to apply for the program. And can I say that due to my positive experience…

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