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Palliative Care Study Day
From: 21/10/2019 21:45 PM
To: 22/10/2019 05:00 AM

20 Foster St
Hamilton, Victoria 3300

Event Details

A Study Day


What Matters Most?

What you need to know in Palliative Care


WDHS Palliative Care Team Staff and Andrea Janes SWH

And Bronwyn Roberts Chief Happiness Officer ………


Tuesday 22 October 2019

 8.45 am Registration

9.00am – 4.00pm



Learning & Development Centre

Western District Health Service

Hamilton Base Hospital

20 Foster Street, Hamilton








8.45 - 9.00am



Erika Fisher - Clinical Nurse Consultant Palliative Care


9.00 - 9.45am

The Non Malignant patient-is there a right time for palliative care?

Erika Fisher - Clinical Nurse Consultant Palliative Care

9.45 – 10.30am

ACP in practice

Cheryl Smith- Clinical Nurse Specialist Palliative Care


10.30 – 11.00am


Tea Break


11.00 -11.45am

Victoria’s Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD): what we need to know

Andrea Janes – VAD Project Worker SWH



Laughter Therapy

Bronwyn Roberts – Chief Happiness Officer




Lunch Break


1.45 -2.30pm

Complex Pain-what is it, how can we do it better?

Dr Sue Robertson -MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma of Palliative Care, Palliative Care Physician

Janine Huf -Clinical Nurse Specialist Palliative Care


2.30 -3.30pm

End Of Life Care: Case Study and panel discussion

Palliative Care Team


3.30 – 4.00pm

Questions and Close




$52 Registration

Lunch and refreshments provided

This day is for generalist Nurses (RN's, EN's, PCW's) who care for palliative clientele and want to build their knowledge base.


Please Note:

  •  There is NO smoking allowed on any campus of Western District Health Service

  • The temperature in our Centre runs at 20º C. Please dress to suit this temperature – bring a jacket/warm top. 

  • Parking is available on Foster St (avoid 2 hour parks) and Kitchener Street