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Q&A with Nikki Johnston OAM

Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Nikki Johnston, is at the forefront of nationally and internationally acclaimed ground-breaking research to improve end of life care for older Australians living in residential aged care. Ms Johnston is a lead member of a multidisciplinary research team that recently completed the largest randomised trial

Jim Birch AM appointed Chair Designate

Calvary Health Care is delighted to announce the appointment of James (Jim) Birch AM as Chair Designate of the Little Company of Mary Health Care (LCMHC) Board. He will commence in the role following the retirement of the current Chair the Hon. John Watkins AM in November 2019. Jim joined

Calvary builds on Spiritual Care

Over the past three days, 15 Pastoral Care and Mission personnel from Calvary’s hospitals, aged and community care streams have been in Melbourne, attending the annual National Conference of Spiritual Care Australia (SCA). Calvary is a proud supporter of the conference which this year attracted 250 attendees from across Australia

Ruth – The Sunflower Program

Ruth started volunteering in April 2017 in the Calvary ACT Bruce Public Hospital’s Emergency Department, providing support and comfort to patients and their families. She then started volunteering for the Sunflower Program, chatting to patients with Dementia about the interests, hobbies, background, likes and dislikes. This information is then used

Heather

Heather is an Administration volunteer at Calvary John James Hospital ACT who spends her time either at our Front Reception or in the Maternity Ward helping patients and family members.  Heather has a wicked sense of humour and brings a smile to all who come in contact with her, enjoying

Howard

Howard is a Eucharist volunteer, offering a communion service for patients on request.  Howard has been with us at Calvary John James Hospital ACT since 2017, meeting patients “where they are at” and with humility.  Thank you Howard for ‘being for others’ and providing our patients with a beautiful moment