2013

Acknowledging 2013 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 2013.

Committee Members

Knowledge Network Management Group

  • Dr Peter Martin (Chairperson), Barwon Health
  • Professor David Currow, Flinders University
  • Mr Gary Doherty, CSIRO
  • Professor Paul Glasziou, Bond University
  • Mr Chris Hall, Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
  • Ms Ros Lockhart, Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses
  • Dr Yvonne Luxford, Palliative Care Australia
  • Professor Geoff Mitchell, University of Queensland
  • Ms Mary Reid, Carers Australia
  • Ms Ann Ritchie - Health Librarian
  • Ms Rosanne Rositano, University of Adelaide
  • Ms Robin Toohey, Consumers Health Forum
  • Ms Jackie Kearney, Department of Human Services Victoria
  • Ms Dina Constantinou, Department of Health and Ageing

National Advisory Group

  • Ms Libby Kalucy, Independent Chair
  • Cochrane Consumer Network / TBA
  • Ms Julie Marker, Consumer Health Forum
  • Prof David Currow, Flinders University
  • Mr Dilip Chirmuley Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Australia
  • Dr Greg Crawford, Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine
  • Ms Jill Buckley-Smith, Health Insite
  • Ms Alison Farrington, Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education
  • Ms Shyla Mills 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
  • Palliative Care Outcomes Collaborative / TBA
  • Ms Eleanor Jackson-Bowers, Primary Health Care Research and Information Services (Till July 2011)
  • Dr Helen Lindner, Allied Health Professionals of Australia
  • Dr Yvonne Luxford, Palliative Care Australia
  • Associate Professor Ellen McIntyre, Primary Health Care Research and Information Services
  • Associate Professor Deborah Parker, Residential Aged Care
  • Ms Mary Reid, Carers Australia
  • Ms Julie-Anne Davis, Respecting Patient Choices
  • Mr Peter Sparrow, Carer Support & Respite Centre Inc
  • Dr Rohan Vora, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Ms Cherie Waight, National Association for Controlled Aboriginal Communities Organisation
  • Dr Tim Kelly, National Rural Health Alliance
  • Palliative Care Nurses Association / TBA
  • Ms Carolyn Stapleton, Australian General Practice Network

CareSearch Nurses Hub Advisory Group

  • Ms Cathy Bennett
  • Ms Janet Taylor
  • Ms Meg Hegarty
  • Ms Wendy Jansen
  • Mr Patrick Cox
  • Ms Marg Adams

Allied Health Hub Advisory Group

  • Dr Helen Lindner
  • Dr Deidre Morgan
  • Ms Pauline Cerdor
  • Ms Anji Hill
  • Ms Rebecca Smith
  • Dr Sue Burney
  • Ms Katrina Gordon

‘For Patients and Families’ Page Review Group

  • Ms Robin Toohey
  • Mr Dilip Chirmuley
  • Ms Jenny Richards
  • Ms Melissa Farrance
  • Ms Emma Daly
  • Ms Julie Marker

'Allied Health Hub' Page Review Group

  • Ms Pippa Blackburn
  • Ms Donna Chapman
  • Ms Sarah Deacon
  • Ms Rebecca Fisher
  • Ms Jill Garner
  • Ms Renee Gleeson
  • Ms Geraldine Hodson
  • Ms Alena Jirasek
  • Ms Jenny Richards
  • Ms Ros Savage
  • Ms Sara Shenton
  • Ms Julianne Whyte
  • Ms Lauren Woodford

Bereavement Search Filter Advisory Group

  • Dr Lauren Breen, ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher and Lecturer, Curtin University
  • Michael Bull, Senior Lecturer, School of Social Administration and Social Work, Flinders Universit
  • Alison Dawes, Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Consultant, Lourdes Hospital and Community Services, Dubbo, NSW
  • Dr Geoffrey Glassock, Life Change Management
  • Chris Hall, Director, Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
  • Professor Liz Lobb, Cunningham Centre for Palliative Care, Calvary Health Care Sydney
  • Dianne Moncrieff, Senior Social Worker, Ambulatory & Primary Health Care Service, Adelaide
  • Dr Jon Stebbins

Dementia Search Filter Advisory Group

  • Dr Meera Agar: Director of Palliative Care, Staff Specialist Palliative Medicine, Conjoint Associate Professor, UNSW. Staff Specialist - Research SSWAHS Palliative Care Service, Braeside Hospital
  • Aileen Collier: Doctoral Candidate, Centre for Health Communication, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University Technology Sydney
  • Assoc Prof Brian Draper: Professor, School of Psychiatry, UNSW
  • Dr Chris Hatherly - Alzheimers Australia Peak Body
  • Ms Jane Hunt:  Project Manager, Integrated Care Framework-Dementia
  • Professor Sue Kurrle: Curran Chair in Health Care of Older People, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney
  • John Nadjarin - Clinician, Nurse Manager, Special Care Program at Southwood Hammondville Homes
  • Professor Jane Phillips: Professor Palliative Nursing, School of Nursing, The Cunningham Centre for Palliative Care Sydney, and The University of Notre Dame, Australia, Darlinghurst Campus 
  • Dr Tim To - Clinician/Geriatrician/Palliative Care Department of Rehabilitation & Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital
  • Dr Jennifer Wiltshire - Clinician Palliative Care. Senior Staff Specialist SWSLHD

Individuals

  • Peter Cleasby
  • Aileen Collier, Doctoral Candidate, Centre for Health Communication, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University Technology Sydney
  • Kerri-Anne Dooley, Project Manager, Spiritus
  • Trish McReynolds
  • Dr Tim To - Clinician/Geriatrician/Palliative Care Department of Rehabilitation & Aged Care, Repatriation General Hospital

All of these contributions help develop and improve the website for its users. We would also like to thank the many individuals and groups who have provided specific assistance in 20122011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007.


Last updated 13 August 2013