Claire is a Registered Nurse working in Perth Metro WA.

She has worked predominantly in the acute care setting with specialist palliative care services supporting those with cancer and advanced chronic disease. This has also included a community project with advanced dementia clients and their families, and period within residential aged care.

Her own studies have included a Masters in Palliative Care and Masters in Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) and is an advocate for palliative care education for all engaged in the health care work force. She has supported palliative care education in Bangladesh, university level palliative care modules, family and staff education in the acute environment and reverse PEPA placements.

She shares her time with the acute setting and PEPA Aged Care supporting staff and clients transitioning between the acute, home, hospice and RAC environments, raising awareness to the palliative care trajectory, optimising symptom management and quality of life, supporting awareness, understanding, choice and shared decision-making.