When COVID closed the wards to palliative care volunteers, they opted to 'check in and chat'

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Updated April 15 2021 - 12:11am, first published August 13 2020 - 8:00am
Volunteer Raewyn Proctor keeps in touch with palliative care patients via phone during the pandemic. Picture: Robert Peet
Volunteer Raewyn Proctor keeps in touch with palliative care patients via phone during the pandemic. Picture: Robert Peet

Corrimal resident Raewyn Proctor travelled back to her homeland, New Zealand, to be by her mother's side in the last months of her life.

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Lisa Wachsmuth

Deputy Editor

Deputy editor and health reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, covering stories in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. For news tips email lwachsmuth@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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