West Hume Palliative Care Consultancy Service

Service name:  Goulburn Region Palliative Care Consultancy Service

(Formally West Hume Palliative Care Consultancy Service)

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The Goulburn Region Palliative Care Consultancy Service is able to provide the following support services:

  • Direct consultancy advice and support for palliative care patients Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.
  • Indirect advice and support to General Practitioners and other health care providers requiring support with the management of people with life-limiting illness.
  • Monthly Palliative Care Clinic in Shepparton to enable review of complex palliative care patients. For referral to clinic please contact your local specialist palliative care service.
  • Weekly teleconference case review and support for specialist Palliative Care Services in the West Hume region.
  • Coordination of an annual palliative care education and training calendar outlining education opportunities in the area.
  • Involvement in palliative care quality improvement and research initiatives at a local, regional, State and National level.

Catchment:

  • Greater City of Shepparton, Shires of Moira, Mitchell, Strathbogie & Murrindindi

Contact Details:

Phone: (03) 5831 0018

Fax: (03) 5832 2394

CNC On-call mobile: 0438 842 389 (Monday to Friday 8.00am – 4.30pm)

Email: Pall.Consultancy@gvhealth.org.au

Website: www.gvhealth.org.au

Address: Goulburn Valley Health, Graham Street, Shepparton, Vic., 3630

Staff

Specialist Physician in Palliative Medicine – Dr Siva Subramaniam

Clinical Nurse Consultants: Annette Cudmore, Jennifer Gunn, Chris Keogh

Administration Assistant: Sandra Jasper