South Island Palliative Care Engagement Forum

06 Jul 2017

The second South Island palliative care engagement forum is being held on Thursday 20 July, 3 – 4.30pm. Interested people from across the sector are welcome to join the conference either at the venue in Christchurch or via video conference (details below).

Presented by the South Island Alliance’s Palliative Care Workstream (PCW), this year’s forum will include representatives from across the sector discussing a wide range of topics relating to the provision of high quality, consistent care for everyone who needs it. We hope you’ll join us.

  • Venue: South Island Alliance Programme Office, 585 Wairakei Road, Christchurch
  • Videoconference (VC) dial-in number: 751 058 (PIN: 1058, followed by #)
  • Teleconference dial-in number: 03 5952987 (due to the limited number of teleconference spaces, please use a VC if available.)




Dr Kate Grundy, Clinical Director, Integrated Palliative Care


Kate Reid, Senior Lecturer, University of Canterbury


Dr Brigid Forest, Medical Officer, Hospice Marlborough

Faye Gillies, Clinical Nurse Manager, South Canterbury Hospice


Lydia Bras, Cancer Psychological & Social Support Service

Rachel Teulon, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Paediatric Palliative Care

Primary palliative care survey reports 

Dr Kate Grundy

Te Ara Whakapiri

Dr Kate Grundy

Review of Adult Palliative Care Services in New Zealand

Dr Kate Grundy



For more information, contact the Palliative Care Workstream Facilitator, Jane Haughey, on 027 512 6122 or

Published on: Thursday, July 6th, 2017, under Palliative Care