Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017

Alex Huntir

Palliative Care NSW

Alex heads up the Volunteer Support Services Programme at Palliative Care NSW that looks at ways to champion and build palliative care volunteer services in NSW. Over the last 3 years the programme has studied, reported on, blogged about and developed resources to address the experiences and challenges of the 1600 or so palliative care volunteers in NSW on and the website is now used by people in the UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, South Africa, Qatar, Jordan, Malaysia, Indonesia, China and Australia. Alex has previously held diverse roles in education, policy, advocacy, nursing, community support and management.