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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Dr Richland Ward

Dr Richland Ward

I graduated in medicine in 1963, worked in the country for ten years before taking up practice in Collins Street for 22 years. In 2002 I began at the Rosebud Hospital Campus of Peninsula Health where…

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Sally Eves

Sally Eves

I can enthusiastically recommend a PEPA placement to anyone and I encourage you to contact the PEPA Co-ordinator (in your state or territory) to discuss the details about applying for a possible placement for yourself.

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Elyce Green

Elyce Green

My week in palliative care was extremely rewarding and I am very grateful for the experience. The lessons that I have learned will help me in caring and advocating for my patients with a life limiting…

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Andre Burns

Andre Burns

Thank you for the opportunity to have a PEPA placement as if I hadn’t done it this would not have happened. I thoroughly enjoyed my placement.

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Kath Hampel – Placement Reflection

I would like to convey my sincere thanks for all the support I have received during my placement week from Tara and the teams at the Northern Area Palliative Care Services. I have really enjoyed learning…

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