Greg Barclay – Head of Department, Palliative Care Services

Making NSW a better place to live

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Greg has transformed palliative care services in the Illawarra - Shoalhaven region by taking a patient and
family based, multi-disciplinary approach to end of life care. Greg formed a multi-disciplinary team of other
health practitioners to ensure a comprehensive approach to providing palliative care services to his local
health district and actively lobbied for ongoing funding to keep this team operational. He has worked to
achieve accreditation from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians to provide training to Advanced
Trainees and introduced workforce development and succession planning to ensure the ongoing function of
the Palliative Care unit.