The Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM) is a specialty medical society that facilitates professional development and support for its members and promotes the practice of palliative medicine. Our members are medical practitioners who provide care for people with a life threatening illness. 
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Latest News

Palliative Medicine Specialist - Waitemata DHB (1/9/2017)

Waitemata DHB has a vacancy for a permanent part time Palliative Medicine Physician/Specialist, in the Hospital Palliative Care Team based primarily at North Shore Hospital. In the future there may be opportunities to work collaboratively with the hospices as well.

Senior Medical Officer (Palliative Care) - Sunshine Coast Hospital (24/8/2017)

The SCHHS Specialist Palliative Care Service is a multidisciplinary-led model, which provides care across the continuum to adults of the SCHHS and elsewhere, as consistent with other Hospital and Health Service agreements. The service provides both inpatient and outpatient services, encompassing the domains of prevention and management of symptoms, acute intervention and bereavement support. SCHHS provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying and flexible and promotes a healthy balance between work and personal life. Your skills can help us shape the future of healthcare in the Sunshine Coast region.

ANZSPM Media Release - 7 August 2017 (7/8/2017)

Palliative Care Doctors welcome Health Select Committee report on 'Assisted Dying'. The Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM) Aotearoa Branch has welcomed the report from the NZ Health Select Committee investigating the attitudes of New Zealanders to 'assisted dying' as well-written and balanced. ANZSPM is encouraged that inequities in Specialist Palliative Care service provision, resource and funding have been highlighted and looks forward to the Governments response.

ANZSPM Media Release - 14 June 2017 (14/6/2017)

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM) is calling for improved consultation with end-of-life care experts after yesterday’s Senate decision on medicinal cannabis.

LOCUM AVAILABLE - Palliative Care Consultant (7/11/2016)

Palliative Care Consultant available for Locum work from February 2017

ANZSPM Awards Lifetime Achievement Award to Rosalie Shaw (26/10/2016)

At its recent biennial conference, the Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine bestowed honour upon Dr Rosalie Shaw.