Palliative Care

This Sydney-based research collaboration represents a partnership between Notre Dame, Calvary Health Care Kogarah and the Cunningham Centre for Palliative Care.

The aim of this collaborative research program is to improve the long-term outcomes of palliative care experiences for families and caregivers.

This research project includes the expansion of a pilot study in pain management into a national collaboration with clinical evidence. The palliative care research studies also investigates grief after expected and unexpected death involving longitudinal studies with participants at multiple sites.

Project leaders: Adjunct Prof Jane Phillips and Adjunct Prof Elizabeth Lobb

Research team members: Dr Christine Sanderson, Dr Jane Mowll (Adjunct) and Prof Sandy Lynch.

Postgraduate research students: Ms Nicole Heneka, Ms Philippa Cahill, Ms Kirstin Maltby and Ms Priyanka Bhattarai