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Community Hospice Forum – Save the date Thursday 21st July 2016!

Save the date!

Palliative Care NSW is proud to announce that a Community Hospice Forum in July to discuss the role and future of community hospice. Come and listen, learn and share ideas.

Community Hospice Forum – Thursday 21st July 2016

Location: Salt Bar, Kingscliff. The management of Salt Bar have generously donated the venue for this event, thanks to their relationship with Tweed Palliative Support and their support for hospice care.

Nearest airport: Gold Coast Airport, about 20 minutes drive from the venue.

Accommodation: Peppers and Mantra onsite, other accommodation options nearby.

Content overview: Service delivery context, experiences in other jurisdictions, practices and challenges, collaboration with hospitals and services, funding, community engagement, the future.

We would like to acknowledge the generous assistance and contribution of Tweed Palliative Support in bring this Forum to life.

Optional site visit to Wedgetail Retreat – Wednesday 20th July 2016

Join us late-afternoon on the day before the Forum for a site-visit to Wedgetail Retreat, the community hospice operated by Tweed Palliative Support in the forest behind Murwillumbah. Transport included.

Stay tuned for more details!

Background reading…

For some light background reading you might be interested in this recently prepared report by us:


Pic: Peppers Salt Resort and Spa, Kingscliff

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One Comment

  1. February 22, 2016

    Dear Organisers for the Community Hospice Forum,
    I am very interested in your services and would very much appreciate attending the Community Forum on 20th July – could I please be kept informed as the date and content is developed.

    kind regards
    Stewart James
    General Manager Health and Hospitals


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