East Hume Palliative Care Consultancy Service

Service name:  East Hume Palliative Care Consultancy Service

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The East Hume Palliative Care Consultancy Service provides the following services:

  • Direct consultancy advice and support for palliative care patients in conjunction with the local specialist palliative care services in the East Hume Region.
  • Indirect advice and support for General Practitioners and other health care providers requiring support with the management of people with a life-limiting illness.
  • Monthly palliative care clinic in Wangaratta and Wodonga to enable review of complex palliative care patients. For referral to the clinic please contact your local specialist palliative care service.
  • Case review and support for specialist palliative care services in the East Hume region.
  • Coordination of an annual palliative care education and training calendar outlining education and training opportunities in the area.
  • Involvement in palliative care quality improvement and research initiatives at a local, regional, State and National level.

Catchment:

  • Rural cities of Benalla, Wangaratta and Wodonga and the Shires of Alpine, Indigo, Mansfield, Strathbogie and Towong.

Contact Details:

Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Candidate: Steven Pitman

Address: Vermont Street, Wodonga VIC 3690

Telephone:  0422 489 155

Website: www.awh.org.au

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