Coordinator, Palliative and End of Life Care – New South Wales Ambulance
Colleen is a Registered Nurse with extensive experience in Palliative Care who has joined NSW Ambulance (NSWA) to support paramedics and coordinate Palliative and End of Life Care.
Prior to joining NSWA she had been employed within a NSW Local Health District as a Clinical Nurse Consultant in the acute setting and also has experience in community and subacute health.
Colleen is very committed to Patient Centred Care, empowerment of patients, their carers as well as health care providers. She understands that education is the key to providing evidence-based care and the provision of education and development of policy are areas that Colleen finds satisfying. A secondment within the LHD Patient Safety and Quality environment also provided her insight into the importance of measuring and reporting innovation and outcomes. Colleen is member of the Palliative Care NSW Management Committee.