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Report of QLD Inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care (27/3/2020)

On Tuesday 24 March 2020, the first report of the Queensland Parliamentary Committee inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care and voluntary assisted dying was published. ANZSPM made a submission to the inquiry.

Report of Senate Inquiry into the current barriers to patient access to medicinal cannabis in Australia (27/3/2020)

On 25 March 2020 , the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs tabled its report of the inquiry into the current barriers to patient access to medicinal cannabis in Australia. ANZSPM made a submission to the inquiry.

ANZSPM collection of resources on COVID-19 and palliative care available now (19/3/2020)

ANZSPM has collated resources to support our members and other health care professionals in providing palliative care in the challenging environment presented by COVID19.

Palliative Medicine Registrar - HammondCare NSW (18/3/2020)

HammondCare is seeking a Palliative Medicine Registrar. This is a full-time, fixed term opportunity based at the inpatient unit at Braeside Hospital, Prairewood NSW and available for 2nd term August 2020 until January 2021.

Staff Specialist in Palliative Care Medicine - Central Coast Local Health District, NSW (18/3/2020)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners eligible for registration in New South Wales for this position within the Department of Palliative Care Medicine, Gosford, Wyong, Woy Woy and Long Jetty Hospitals, Central Coast Local Health District CCLHD. Applications close 12 April 2020.

Statement on Coronavirus COVID-19 - Palliative Care Australia (18/3/2020)

Palliative Care Australia in partnership with ANZSPM, Palliative Care Nurses Australia, the Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the End of Life Directions for Aged Care program has released a statement in regard to COVID-19 and the formation of an Australian COVID-19 Palliative Care Working Group.