Ian Maddocks Guest Lecture announced

We are delighted to announce that Naomi Mason from East Hume Palliative Care Consultancy Service, Albury Wodonga Health, has been awarded the Ian Maddocks Guest Lecture for 2019.

The recipient of the Ian Maddocks Guest Lecture is considered to be the best submission by an author under the age of 40 who is engaged in the study or delivery of palliative care in any of its component disciplines.

Naomi Mason is a Social Worker, Counsellor and former Registered Music Therapist. Her clinical experience encompasses community health, mental health, aged and palliative care. Naomi’s research interests include caregiving, rural health and psychosocial issues in palliative care. She is currently researching and developing an Evidence-Based Grief and Bereavement Framework for regional and rural community palliative care services.

You can read more about Naomi and her Plenary topic: Preparedness for Caregiving: A phenomenological study of the experiences of regional family palliative carers here.

The full 19OPCC program will be officially announced on Thursday 16 May.

Congratulations Naomi!