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Palliative Care Specialist - 12 months full time (negotiable) - Royal Darwin Hospital (18/8/2020)

The Top End Health Service and Territory Palliative Care are seeking a specialist in palliative medicine for 12 months of maternity leave cover starting October 2020(negotiable). Territory Palliative Care is the exclusive provider of palliative care services to the Top-End of the Northern Territory. The palliative care specialist will assist two other specialists in covering the hospice (12-bed facility), community palliative care including rural and remote, and the consult service covering the Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH). Applications close 31 October 2020.

ANZSPM welcomes new CEO (26/7/2020)

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM) welcomes Ms Janice Besch as its new Chief Executive Officer.

ANZSPM 2020 Virtual Conference - registrations now open! (10/7/2020)

On behalf of the ANZSPM20 organising committee, we are delighted to announce that registrations for the virtual ANZSPM20 conference (17-19 September 2020) are now OPEN!! Please visit ANZSPM20 on the Events page to view the program, register and submit an abstract! We look forward to seeing you all online in September 2020!

ANZSPM Guidance documents - Palliative Care and COVID-19 (27/4/2020)

ANZSPM has published a series of guidance documents relating to palliative care in the COVID-19 context. The documents will be regularly reviewed, updated and added to as the environment around COVID-19 changes. The documents have been produced to support healthcare professionals in their understanding of COVID-19 context palliative care.

Opinion Piece 1: Playing our part: The importance of practicing compassionate care for all (14/4/2020)

Opinion piece on COVID-19 and Australian Specialist Palliative Care

Second report of QLD inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care and voluntary assisted dying published (1/4/2020)

The Queensland Parliament's Legislative Assembly's Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care and voluntary assisted dying has tabled its second report yesterday on voluntary assisted dying.

ANZSPM Guidance on palliative care in the COVID-19 context

To read and download the ANZSPM guidance documents go to our publications section

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