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NSW Branch provide further support to St Joseph' Hospital Palliative Care Unit

30/10/2014 


Dr Andrew Dorigo receiving the cheque from Mr David Hall AM and (from left to right) Members of the Order Dr Robert Costa, Dr George Boffa, and Dr Stephen Quaim

Dr Andrew Dorigo receiving the cheque from Mr David Hall AM and (from left to right) Members of the Order Dr Robert Costa, Dr George Boffa, and Dr Stephen Quaim

Last week, members of the NSW Branch presented a $30,301 cheque for equipment in the Palliative Care Unit. The NSW Branch of the Order have pledged to support the Palliative Care Services at St Joseph’s Hospital and have made similar donations since 2010.

The Order is very active throughout Australia and supports services of St Vincents Health Australia in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney particularly with people needing Drug and Alcohol,

Dr Andrew Dorigo received the cheque from NSW Branch Chairman, Mr David Hall AM and Members of the Order, Dr Robert Costa, Dr George Boffa, and Dr Stephen Quain. Palliative care staff requested funding for the following items: 4 High’low beds, 2 Shower Commode Chairs with Accessories, 1 Hand Held Ultra Sound Device, 1 Examination bed for Clinic Room, 4 Footstools to elevate patients legs and 3 Sofa beds.

Volunteer services, which have been provided in the past will again be considered for the future.

The Australian Association

The Australian Association, formed in 1974, currently has in excess of 300 members and aspirant members across every State and Territory of Australia. We also have ongoing and strong links with the Order’s National Associations throughout the Asia Pacific Region including in Singapore and the Philippines and with members of the Order in New Zealand, Hong Kong SAR, Thailand and Korea. The Order of Malta is committed to serving Our Lords the Poor and Sick worldwide and has done so for over 900 years. This website shares with you the history, mission and current activities of the Order of Malta in Australia, and provides links to the work of the Order world-wide.