Leading palliative care advocate Yvonne McMaster to visit region

SHOCKING: Yvonne McMaster has previously slammed the level of community based palliative care in the Tamworth region.
SHOCKING: Yvonne McMaster has previously slammed the level of community based palliative care in the Tamworth region.

SHE has previously described the region’s palliative care situation as ludicrous and shocking and now leading advocate, Yvonne McMaster, is set to visit the region.

A former end-of-life care specialist, Dr McMaster has lead calls for the NSW government to increase community-based palliative care, particularly in regional areas.

Dr McMaster will be the guest of honour at the Quirindi CWA Rural Women’s Day Luncheon on Tuesday. The state government recently pledged $100 million to improve palliation services in NSW.