2010

Acknowledging 2010 contributions from our palliative care community

Developing resources and materials for inclusion in the CareSearch website and in developing the Knowledge Network relies on the skills and time of many members of the palliative care community. We would like to thank the following organisations and individuals, who have donated their time and expertise to the project in 2010.

Committee Members

Knowledge Network Management Group

  • Dr Peter Martin (Chairperson), Barwon Health
  • Professor David Currow, Flinders University
  • Ms Sue Hanson, Palliative Care Australia (Till July 2010)
  • Mr Gary Doherty, CSIRO
  • Mr Chris Hall, Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
  • Ms Wendy Jansen, National Institute of Clinical Studies (NICS) Fellow
  • Ms Ros Lockhart, Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses
  • Dr Yvonne Luxford, Palliative Care Australia (From July 2010)
  • Associate Professor Geoff Mitchell, University of Queensland
  • Ms Mary Reid, Carers Australia 
  • Ms Rosanne Rositano, University of Adelaide 
  • Dr Ruth Sladek, Flinders Medical Centre 
  • Ms Robin Toohey, Consumers Health Forum

National Advisory Group

  • Dr James Cooper (Chairperson), General Practitioner
  • Ms Judy Callaghan, Cochrane Consumer Network
  • Dr Tony Cocchiaro, Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Australia (Till July 2010)
  • Mr Dilip Chirmuley Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Australia (From July 2010)
  • Dr Greg Crawford, Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine
  • Ms Prue Deacon, Health Insite
  • Ms Alison Farrington, Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education
  • Ms Claudia Giugni, Palliative Care Australia/National Standards Assessment Program
  • Dr Liz Hawkins, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
  • Mr Chris Hall, Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
  • Ms Kathy Hendry, Palliative Care Outcomes Collaborative
  • Ms Eleanor Jackson-Bowers, Primary Health Care Research and Information Services
  • Dr Helen Lindner, Allied Health Professionals of Australia
  • Assoicate Professor Deborah Parker, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Community Care
  • Ms Mary Reid, Carers Australia
  • Ms Sally Robert, Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
  • Ms Liz Stickland, Respecting Patient Choices
  • Mr Peter Sparrow, South and East Metropolitan Commonwealth Carer Respite Centre
  • Dr Rohan Vora, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Ms Cherie Waight, National Association for Controlled Aboriginal Communities Organisation
  • Ms Pauline Wardle, National Rural Health Alliance
  • Sue Wood, Palliative Care Nurses Association

CareSearch Nurses Information Newsletter Advisory Group

  • Ms Maree Banfield
  • Ms Kathy Bennett
  • Ms Janet Taylor
  • Ms Meg Hegarty
  • Ms Wendy Jansen

Nurses Hub Working Group

  • Shyla Bauer
  • Kim Devery
  • Dr Philip Newton
  • Elizabeth Thomas

CareSearch wishes to thank the following individuals for their invaluable help, advice and support in putting together the Nurses Hub and nurses[HUB]news:

  • Shyla Bauer
  • Cathy Bennett
  • Judy Callaghan
  • Bertilla Campbell
  • Kim Devery
  • Alison Farrington
  • Julie Gentle
  • Barbara Griffiths
  • Claudia Guigni
  • Aylene Mueller
  • Meg Hegarty
  • Kathy Hendry
  • Peter Jenkin
  • Phil Newton
  • Janet Taylor
  • Beth Thomas.

All are members of one of the following groups:

  • CareSearch Nurses Hub Advisory Group
  • CareSearch Nurses Information Newsletter Advisory Group
  • CareSearch National Advisory Group
  • CareSearch Nurses Hub Usability testing group

Palliative Care Nurses Australia was responsible for formal peer review of the content and for formal sign off of the Nurses Hub and we thank them and the members of the National Committee, and in particular Judi Greaves, for their help in this.

Groups and organisations

  • HONCode
  • Health Insite
  • Southern Adelaide Palliative Services
  • Repatriation General Hospital

Individuals

  • Dr Peter Allcroft
  • Professor Samar Aoun
  • Dr Letitia Burridge
  • Judy Callaghan
  • Dr Katy Clark
  • Peter Cleasby
  • Simone Connell
  • Melissa Cumming
  • Kim Devery
  • Alison Farrington
  • Julie Gentle
  • Claudia Giugni
  • Karen Glaetzer
  • Judi Greaves
  • Barbara Griffiths
  • Meg Hegarty
  • Kathy Hendry
  • Peter Jenkin
  • Susan Lee
  • Professor Anthony Love
  • Aylene Mueller
  • Dr John Rosenberg
  • Shelly Skinner
  • Janet Taylor
  • Beth Thomas
  • Dr Anne Williams

Last updated 8 September 2010