A new edition of Dripline is out!

The February-April 2015 edition of our newsletter, Dripline, is out now and available here or from our Dripline page.

We have another great edition of Dripline for you to read, including some personal stories, including three of our youngest members beginning school; two overseas trips; and a carer’s perspective.

Grab a cuppa and take the time to find out a little bit more about life for those on HPN.



  • PNDU’s new web address and business cards
  • Anne’s story
  • A carer’s story
  • First day at school/preschool
  • Nominations open for PNDU’s Annual Awards
  • Ideas for our backpacks
  • Overseas Adventures on HPN – Emma’s Scandinavian trip
  • Coping with School – how things are going for our littlies
  • Aluminium Accumulation in Bones – due to long term PN
  • PNDU’s new Charity Cards soon to be available
  • Natalie’s Amazing Pump Stand and the work of Technical Aids for the Disabled
  • Our Rubbish – ideas for recycling our medical waste
  • Electricity Rebates in Australian States
  • Dry Mouth – hear what some HPNers suggest
  • An Aussie family in New Zealand – travelling with a child on HPN
  • Past HPN Practice – we’ve come a long way!
  • PNALD – liver damage associated with long term PN
  • A Day in the Life of an HPNer
  • Our Get Togethers – Auckland, South Coast NSW, Sydney and Tasmania
  • Birthday Corner
  • How Much Sleep do you Need? – some HPNers share their thoughts
  • Setting up in Small Spaces – holidays are possible
  • PNDU at Rare Diseases Summit – March 2015
  • AuSPEN’s updated Guidelines for Trace Elements in PN – a summary
  • HPN Awareness Week 2015
  • AuSPEN Consumer Workshop in Brisbane, September 2015
  • Thank You
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