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Advanced Trainee in Palliative Medicine - Alice Springs Hospital (25/5/2020)

Alice Springs Hospital welcomes applications for the position of Advanced Trainee in Palliative Medicine. Applicants need to be AHPRA-registered and eligible for Advanced Training in 2019. The position is in the process of being accredited, and Palliative Medicine advanced trainees wanting experience in rural general medicine or indigenous health are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications close 31 August 2020.

Staff Specialist Palliative Care - Townsville University Hospital (4/5/2020)

We are seeking a motivated and dynamic specialist who can contribute positively to the service. Applications close 28 May 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.

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.

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.