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Putting some balance in the dying debate

Article by Jenny Brinkworth Published 24 September 2019 in The Southern Cross   As one of only a handful of palliative care nurse practitioners in South Australia, Kevin Hardy is well qualified to talk about dying. He spoke to JENNY BRINKWORTH ahead of appearing before the SA Parliament’s Joint Committee

Report calls for more home-based palliative care

A new report commissioned by Catholic Health Australia (CHA) calls for the provision of more home-based palliative care services to relieve pressure on hospitals and save valuable health system dollars. CHA, the peak body for Catholic health and aged care service providers in Australia, launched the report today at Calvary

Calvary Adelaide reaches important milestone

The largest private hospital ever built in South Australia – the new $345 million Calvary Adelaide Hospital in Angas Street Adelaide central business district – has reached an important milestone with the official ‘topping out’ of construction at 12-storeys high. The topping out celebration – which involves craning a ceremonial

Volunteer Teddies flood central districts!

Calvary Central Districts Hospital   Calvary Central Districts Hospital recently sought donations of knitted teddy bears, putting the call out via a post on our Facebook page. The teddies are used to comfort and distract paediatric day surgery patients, and our current stocks were running very low. Our knitting group