Aeh Tapekumkun

Registered Nurse/ Palliative Nurse Practitioner

BSN, PostGrad Dip Oncology Nursing, MNursPrac

Aeh (formally Tanakorn) is a passionate Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, who has extensive experience in specialist community palliative care. His clinical expertise focuses on optimising Quality of Life by providing specialist palliative care consultation to his clients and their families. Aeh strongly believes in holistic care that complements existing medical services provided by the GPs & other medical specialists and enables his clients to remain at their preferred place of residence. Aeh has a vast knowledge in pain assessment and management, palliative symptom management, and preparation for End-of-Life Care. He can also assist with preliminary Advanced Care Planning and facilitating family meetings.

Furthermore, Aeh has years of experience in Oncology and Haematology and is currently practising at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Aeh completed his Master of Nurse Practitioner from Monash University. He has a special passion in improving quality of palliative care in Aged Care Facilities (ACFs) and has been engaging with a number of ACFs to provide staff education on palliative care.