Palliative care appalling – expert

Palliative care in regional NSW at 1960s standards, expert tells ABC News

Posted Sunday  March 5, at 5:04pm

One of Australia’s first specialist palliative care doctors has accused New South Wales health authorities of dropping the ball when it comes to end of life care.

Yvonne McMaster said regional areas are faring the worst, with standards of care she has not seen since the 1960s.

And it is not just small country towns that are struggling to keep up with demand.

For full report go to:,-expert-says/8324758

Mitch Williams (below) has painful memories of caring for his dying mother in regional Australia.

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