National Palliative Care Awards 2019
Each day across Australia, thousands of individuals and teams are working in palliative care to make a positive difference to the lives of people living with a life-limiting illness.
Palliative Care Australia (PCA) is proud to be recognising some of industry’s best and brightest with the announcement of the winners of the 2019 National Palliative Care Awards.
Five individual and two team awards were presented for outstanding innovation, talent and teamwork in the palliative care sector.
Individual award winners received $2000 to go towards personal professional development whilst organisational / team award winners received $4000 to go towards professional development for their entire team.
Award Winners – Individual
Emerging Leader: Juliane Samara, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce – Clare Holland House, ACT
Emerging Researcher: Nicole Heneka – IMPACCT, UTS Sydney, NSW
Excellence in Palliative Care – Rural and Remote: Dr Sarah Wenham, Palliative Care Staff Specialist, Far West Local Health District, NSW
Excellence in Palliative Care in an Aged Care Setting: Elizabeth Monks, General Practitioner, Bupa South Hobart TAS
Outstanding Achievement by a Volunteer: Veronica Reutens, Hospice Volunteer, Silver Chain Hospice Service, WA
Organisational / Team Awards
Outstanding Teamwork: The PEACH Program Care Team, South Western Sydney Local Health District, NSW
Innovation in Palliative Care: INSPIRED Clinical Team, Calvary Community Specialist Palliative Care, ACT