SHCH News

NSW Health Media Release

Roundtables reveal palliative care needs 13 July 2017 The NSW Government will use feedback from a series of community roundtables to improve palliative care services across the state. Minister for Health Brad Hazzard said the NSW Government today published reports revealing communities’ priorities for palliative care services which were raised at 10 roundtables across the state, including at NSW Parliament …

Update from Dr. Yvonne

Last month the NSW Government announced that funding for palliative care would receive a $100m boost over the next 4 years – a win indeed, testament to the hard work of the Treasurer, Health Minister, NSW Cancer Council, CanAct Community, Push For Palliative advocates, PCNSW and many supporters. But as important as it is to celebrate success, we must also …

Annual General Meeting 2017

When: Thursday evening 10 August Where: Bowral More details soon.

New SHCH Chairman

Hospice Announces New Chairman The Board of the Southern Highlands Community Hospice (SHCH) has announced the appointment of Professor Peter Fletcher AM, as the new Chairman of the charity. The appointment of Professor Fletcher follows the decision of the previous chairman, Dr. Margaret Rosenthal AM to step down, following five years in the role. Dr. Rosenthal advised the Board that, …

Hospice will be built in Bowral

The SHCH Board and local orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Nick Hartnell, are working together to establish the Hospice in Bowral. See the latest Bulletin update and stay tuned. Bulletin No 3 pdf

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