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National Palliative Care Awards 2021
The National Palliative Care Awards 2021 were held on 7 September during the Awards Evening at the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference 2021.
The Awards recognise the innovation, teamwork, and emerging talent in Australia’s palliative care sector.
Palliative Care Australia (PCA) received a record number of nominations this year, demonstrating the outstanding service and commitment of the palliative care sector during these challenging times.
PCA wishes to thank everyone who submitted a nomination for the National Palliative Care Awards 2021.
Congratulations to the following winners!
Team – Innovation in Palliative Care
Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service (Paediatric Palliative Care Service)
Team – Outstanding Teamwork Award
Dungog Shire Palliative Care Volunteers Inc.
Individual – Emerging Leader
Dr Graham Grove
Individual – Emerging Researcher
Dr Claudia Virdun
Individual – Excellence in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Palliative Care
Individual – Excellence in Generalist Palliative Care
Dr Jonathan Ramachenderan
Individual – Excellence in Palliative Care – Community Based Care
Dr Paula Moffat
Individual – Excellence in Palliative Care – Paediatric Palliative Care
Associate Professor John Collins
Individual – Excellence in Palliative Care – Rural and Remote
Individual – Excellence in Palliative Care in an Aged Care Setting
Individual – Outstanding Achievement by a Volunteer
Joint Patrons message
PCA Joint Patrons, Their Excellencies, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and Her Excellency Mrs Hurley express their gratitude to everyone in the palliative care sector ahead of the National Palliative Care Awards 2021.