Samantha Payne – Registered Nurse

Samantha Payne is a Registered Nurse from Westmont Community Aged Care Services, in regional Victoria. Samantha completed a Reverse PEPA placement in February this year at Westmont. The outcomes she achieved were outstanding and demonstrate how…

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Napier Street Aged Care Services (NSACS)

Napier Street Aged Care Services (NSACS) in South Melbourne undertook a reverse PEPA placement with four of their staff and a PEPA mentor. This was to improve the knowledge, skills and confidence of the staff in…

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Ivan Ng – Placement Outcome

Ivan Ng is an Enrolled Nurse (EN) from Hobart who completed a PEPA placement recently.  Ivan has been working as an EN for 3 years and has always been interested in palliative care.   He was interested…

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Tandara Lodge Community Care Inc

Tandara Lodge Community Care Inc. is situated in Sheffield (the town of murals), North West Tasmania. Tandara operates a Residential Aged Care Facility and provides a range of health services.  Tandara commenced in the late 1970’s…

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Daisy Mojapelo and Linda Pupangamirri’s PEPA Journey

Daisy Mojapelo (Registered Nurse) and Linda Pupangamirri’ (Aboriginal Health Practitioner) from  Julanimawu Health Centre at Wurrumiyanga  on the Tiwi Islands both came to Darwin and completed a 4 day PEPA placement at the Territory Palliative Care…

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Ruth van ler Schot – Reflection

Ruth completed her placement with PEPA ACT in various sites across healthcare in ACT and Clare Holland house at July 2021.  Ruth’s experiences supported her to have “greater understanding of what is available to palliative patients…

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Bente Hart – Pharmacist

Bente Hart attended a PEPA placement at May and had two aspirational goals to achieve. 1. Development of a poster abstract presentation of the project for the annual Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Conference (PSA21). This poster…

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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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