Dr Rainsford is a Palliative Medicine Specialist and completed her training (FAChPM) at the ACT Hospice in 2014.
Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing problems associated with a life-limiting illness (cancer and non-cancer). Dr Rainsford's interest is in assessing and treating symptoms (eg pain, nausea, breathlessness,anxiety and confusion).
Patients can be seen in the surgery, at home, in aged care or in Cooma Hospital. She is available on Friday mornings only. A referral from the GP is required.