Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017

Penny Tuffin

Advanced Practice Pharmacist


Penny Tuffin is an Advanced Practice Pharmacist (Palliative Care and Pain Management). Her expertise in pain management encompasses acute and chronic pain and pain in adults with a terminal diagnosis. She divides her clinical time between pain and palliative care teams in the public and private sector including two tertiary hospitals, a palliative care unit, and residential aged and ambulatory care in the Perth metropolitan area. She is also employed at the WA Health Department’s Cancer and Palliative Care Network developing policy and care framework for palliative care provision in WA. Penny provides education and mentoring for healthcare professionals and undergraduate students throughout Western Australia.


September 6, 2017
Plenary Session 3 – Panel: Contemporary pain management
Plenary - Hall L
4.00pm  -  5.00pm