PUBLICATIONS


Submissions

ANZSPM regularly advocates on behalf of its members. Submissions made to government and other stakeholder consultations are listed here. 

2019:

DownloadANZSPM Submission: Inquiry into Aged Care, End-of-life and Palliative Care and Voluntary Assisted Dying (QLD) (April 2019) (PDF File - 465k)
ANZSPM Submission: WA Ministerial Expert Panel VAD Discussion Paper (May 2019) (PDF File - 294k)
ANZSPM Response to MBS Review Taskforce (June 2019) (PDF File - 280k)

2018:

DownloadANZSPM Submission - Good Medical Practice: A Code of Conduct (August 2018) (PDF File - 380k)
ANZSPM submission: Inquiry into End of Life Choices in the ACT (Mar 2018) (PDF File - 413k)
ANZSPM submission: options for a regulatory response prescription strong opioid use & misuse in Australia (Mar 2018) (PDF File - 355k)
ANZSPM Submission: End of Life Choice Bill (NZ) (Jan 2018) (PDF File - 370k)
Extract from ANZSPM Submission: Specialist Dementia Care Units (Jan 2018) (Microsoft Word XML Document - 14k)

2017:

DownloadANZSPM Submission - National Palliative Care Strategy (Sep 2017) (PDF File - 421k)
ANZSPM Submission - WA end of life choice consultation (Oct 2017) (PDF File - 333k)

2011 - 2014:

DownloadANZSPM Comment on MSAC Public Summary Document: Palliative Medicine Specialist Outpatient and Community Consultancy leads to Improved Quality of Life (May 2014) (PDF File - 77k)
Submission to Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care - National Consensus Statement - Essential Elements for Safe and High-Quality End-of-Life Care in Acute Hospitals (March 2014) (PDF File - 1103k)
Submission to Qld Palliative Care and Home and Community Care Services Inquiry (August 2012) (PDF File - 570k)
Submission to Senate Inquiry into Palliative Care in Australia (March 2012) (PDF File - 600k)
Submission re Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (2011) (PDF File - 171k)

ANZSPM also provided input to the following Palliative Care Australia publications/submissions

Palliative Care Australia's Submission to the Federal Budget 2011/12
Palliative Care Australia's Advance Care Directives Submission (September 2010)

Endorsements

ANZSPM has endorsed the Australian Medical Association's Position Statement on the 'Role of the Doctor - 2011'

ANZSPM signed the Declaration of Montreal (2011)

ANZSPM has welcomed the development of, and endorsed, the National Pain Strategy. The Pain Strategy was developed by the National Pain Summit to improve quality of life for people with pain and their families, and to minimise the burden of pain on individuals and the community.

DownloadNational Pain Strategy 2010 (PDF File - 1715k)