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PNDU Retraining Article- now in print!

We are very proud here to announce that PNDU’s article on Retraining of HPN users is now in print in a bona fide medical journal! The article titled  “Retraining of Home Parenteral Users in Australia and New Zealand: a consumer audit” by Karen Winterbourn et al was published in the October 2019 issue of Vascular Access …

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A new issue of Dripline is out!

The August-October 2019 issue of our newsletter, Dripline, is out now and available here or from our Dripline page. This is a very busy time for PNDU’s Management Committee and HPNers, as it includes both PNDU’s AGM and Awareness Week, the time that we are able to consciously try to inform the general public about living …

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PNDU’s Annual Report & Officeholders for the year

At PNDU’s Annual General Meeting today, the following officeholders were elected: NEW President – Chris NEW Vice President – Gillian Secretary & Public Officer – Miranda NEW Treasurer – Belinda Committee Members – Fay and Ryan We’re delighted to welcome Belinda and Ryan to the Management Committee, and to share PNDU’s Annual Report 2019 (also …

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A new issue of Dripline is out!

The May-July 2019 issue of our newsletter, Dripline, is out now and available here or from our Dripline page. In this issue we farewell and interview PNDU’s President, Karen, after 10 years in office; Jodie’s inspirational series of 3 articles about coping with a life of intestinal failure on HPN concludes; member Sonya writes of the …

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Exciting international news: the international patient voice is registered and eager to be heard on living life with Home Artificial Nutrition

As a founding member of PACIFHAN, since 2014 PNDU has been working alongside Home Artificial Nutrition (HAN) support groups from a number of countries. We are delighted to share this media release from PACIFHAN announcing its registration as an international non-profit association. PNDU looks forward to PACIFHAN’s future and more opportunities to collaborate at the international level …

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A new issue of Dripline is out!

The February-April 2019 issue of our newsletter, Dripline, is out now and available here or from our Dripline page. I hope you enjoy reading and learning about life on HPN from the people who live with it daily. In this issue we see members’ HPNer children setting off for school for the first time – what …

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A new issue of Dripline is out!

The November-January 2019 issue of our newsletter, Dripline, is out now and available here or from our Dripline page. Happy birthday, PNDU! Our first issue for 2019 is celebrating PNDU’s 10th birthday – 10 years of supporting those living with HPN (home parenteral nutrition) ‘down under’ as well as raising awareness of this rare therapy, so it’s appropriate that we …

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Happy 10th Birthday to us!

Ten years of support for the HPN community ‘down under’ At PNDU, we’re celebrating this big milestone, and want to thank everyone – members, friends, clinicians, clinical groups and industry – for your support, enthusiasm and encouragement which have all helped PNDU get to where it is today. We had an early Birthday party last …

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