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South Australia – NP Week 2021 Celebration
Dec 6

South Australia – NP Week 2021 Celebration

Registrations Closed
Date & Time
6 December 2021 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
(UTC+10:30) Australia/Adelaide

Registrations Are Closed


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Monday 6th December 2021

7.00pm - 9.00pm (Adelaide Time) 



Pop Up Community Care

170 Payneham Road

Evandale SA 5069



In 2021, Nurse Practitioners in Australia celebrate their 21st year of practice. During Nurse Practitioner Week, running from the 06-12 December 2021, our aim is to kickstart the conversation about Nurse Practitioners (NPs). Let the conversation be inclusive of Nurse Practitioners and the incredible care and value they add to their patients/clients in health care.   

This event is an informal education night where Gilead Pharmaceuticals will be joining us to present on Hepatitis C Management.  

Finger food, salad and soft drink will be provided.

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  • Gilead Pharmaceuticals - Hepatitis C Management
  • Michael Wallace, NP DASSA
  • Dr Peter Alcroft, Palliative Care Physician 
  • Jennifer Hurley, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, SA 



ACNP members are invited to attend. Please register as numbers are limited.  

Please use the link on the right to register.



Michael Wallace, NP DASSA

Michael Wallace has been a registered nurse since 1989 when he was one of the first graduates from the Salisbury College of Advanced Education  in the early days of university educated registered nurses.

He completed his Psychiatric Nursing Certificate at Glenside Hospital  in 1992 and has been working in the field of Alcohol and Other Drugs since a stint at the Darwin Detoxification Unit in 1993.

Michael completed his Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) in 2015 and commenced in his current role with Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA) shortly after.  A signifciant component of his work includes prescribing methadone , Suboxone and the recently introduced Long-Acting Injectable buprenorphine for opioid dependent clients. His role also includes diagnosing and treating Hepatitis C, education around harm minimisation and providing comprehensive case-management to clients released from prison.


Dr Peter Allcroft

Dr Allcroft is the Director of Mycroft Sleep Diagnostics, as SA company dedicated to the provision of sleep studies to metropolitan and rural SA.

He graduated from Flinders University in 1989, and completed Specialist Physicians training in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine in 1997.

He is a Senior Staff Specialist at Flinders Hospital in Palliative Care Service, and a lecturer in the School of Medicine Flinders University.

His research interests include symptom management in complex life limiting illness, and he is a Co-investigator in a number of the Palliative Care Collaborative Studies consortium, the largest palliative care research group internationally. His published work includes the role of opioids in the management of dyspnoea, Academic Detailing and breathlessness in Motor Neurone disease

His clinical work in sleep medicine includes the assessment and management of patients with sleep disorders, with management strategies including lifestyle measures, CPAP, Mandibular Devices and surgical options. 


Jenny Hurley, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, SA

Jennifer’s nursing and midwifery career is diverse, having worked in a range of clinical, managerial and project leadership roles in South Australia, interstate and internationally in regional, metropolitan and sub-acute settings.

Jennifer commenced her nursing and midwifery career at Broken Hill & District Hospital, NSW, completing her general nursing training program, and Paediatrics at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Victoria and Midwifery at the Queen Victoria Hospital, South Australia. Jennifer has completed Bachelor of Health Science (Charles Sturt University) and Masters in Health Administration (Flinders University) and is a recipient of the SA Premier’s Scholarship in 2008.

Jennifer values the care, compassion and commitment of the State’s 33,000 nurses and midwives working within public, public and aged care sectors and their commitment to providing and ensuring safe, effective person-centred care and outcomes for all South Australians.

Jennifer is an advocate for evidence-informed practice, and believes that the development of a workplace culture and environment that inspires person-centred focused, safe, effective, and compassionate care relies on strong nursing and midwifery leadership at every level, in every setting.


Proudly supported by: 

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Event Type
NP Week 2021 - South Australia
Event Location
Pop Up Community Care
170 Payneham Road
Evandale SA 5069
Venue Phone
1300 433 660
Contact Details
Event Coordinator
1300 433 660

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