Palliative Care Queensland

Finalists announced for 2019 Palliative Care in Queensland Awards








We are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2019 Palliative Care in Queensland Awards. The independent, interstate judging panel faced a difficult task to shortlist the finalists from an outstanding field of nominations this year. The list of achievements of each of these finalists is extraordinary and we hope you will be able to join us at the Awards Dinner on December 1 to celebrate their success.

This year’s finalists are:

Inspirational Teamwork:

  • Gatton Health Services
  • Logan Hospital Palliative Care Service
  • CanTeen Queensland

*There are three finalists in the Teamwork category as the judging panel was unable to separate the top nominations

Innovations in Palliative Care:

  • Care Alert Kit, Care at End of Life Project
  • TRECA, CanTeen Queensland

Emerging Leader:

  • Jenny Lazell, Townsville Hospital and Health Service
  • Haley McNamara, Care at End of Life Project

Emerging Researcher:

  • Leanne Brown, Cape York Kidney Care
  • Wendy Pearse, Care at End of Life Project

Excellence in Palliative Care – Rural & Remote

  • Jenny Crane, Burrum St Medical Practice
  • Faye Tomlin, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service

Outstanding Achievement by Volunteer

  • Helen Munro, Townsville Hospital and Health Service
  • Carolyn Smith, Ipswich Hospice Care

Excellence in Palliative Care – Aged Care

  • Linda Williscroft, Proserpine Nursing Home
  • Kerrianne Kelly, The Good Shepherd


  • Helene James, Townsville City Council
  • Andrew Broadbent, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

Palliative Care Service of the Year

  • Paediatric Palliative Care Service, Queensland Children’s Hospital
  • Supportive and Specialist Palliative Care Service, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

Lifetime Achievement Award
To be announced on December 1.

Please join us on December 1

The Palliative Care in Queensland Annual Awards recognise innovation, teamwork and emerging talent in the palliative care sector. The awards honour the efforts of those who support and care for people who are dying and their stories will be a great inspiration.

Date: 1 December 2019
Time: 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Address: Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD

Ticket Prices:
PCQ Individual Member $140
Non-PCQ Member $155
Regional Attendee $145

Discounts for Tables of 10:
Table of 10 / PCQ Org Member $1350
Table of 10 / Non-PCQ Org Member $1500

Please note: GST is included in the ticket price, however additional eventbrite processing fees will apply.


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