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  1. The Katherine Palliative care network group continues their solidarity to support and represent palliative care patients and the services provided in Katherine region and Katherine District Hospital.  Territory Palliative Care (TPC) Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) Sam Harrington travels to Katherine 3 monthly to attend the meetings and to follow up patient care as needed.  The […]
  2. To commemorate loved ones who have passed on during National Palliative Care Week (20th – 28th May) Territory Palliative Care hosts an afternoon light lunch and tea in the grounds of the Hospice garden at Royal Darwin Hospital.  The Memorial Service is a time of reflection, remembering and celebrating lives that we have been privileged […]
  3. Julie Rankin, Occupational Therapist P3, from Territory Palliative Care has been chosen to be a TEHS Allied Health Clinical representative and will meet with the Allied Health Training and Education Advisory Group during 2018/ 2019. The initial meeting on 8/2/18 outlined the Terms of Reference, TEHS Allied Health Training Plan and the Evaluation Framework.  The […]
  4. At Royal Darwin Hospital’s hospice in April, a beautiful forest began to grow. Seventy trees by seventy members of the palliative care community were drawn through a series of therapeutic workshops. The Tree of Life process used was derived from Narrative and Music Therapy, and was adapted to incorporate art making to allow participants to […]
  5. Hello Everyone, Welcome to the Territory Palliative Care Newsletter for 2018.  There has been much activity in the Top End and Central Australia for this year.  In June, the Army volunteered to tidy up the garden in the Hospice grounds.  Palliative Care Australia is supporting the development of a Northern Territory specific website which is […]


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