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The San Community Care Palliative Care service wins APHA Clinical Excellence award

The San Foundation supported San Community Care Palliative Care team has won the prestigious Clinical Excellence - quality of care and patient outcomes category, at the national Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA) Awards for Excellence.

Developed to complement existing inpatient palliative care, the service provides access to specialist services that can deal with complex care in a community setting. It is available to adult palliative care patients living within 10-15 km of the hospital.

Award judges were very impressed with the program and results, one suggesting ‘this initiative could become a national demonstration site’.

The life changing important work of the team giving families choice and support when they need it most.


Click here to watch the video about the program

Click here for the San News article.

Click here for the APHA Media release.

Click here to listen to palliative care nurse practitioner Dawn Hooper talk to 2GB. 



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