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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Advanced Trainee Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Palliative Care Consult Service (10/7/2017)

The Advanced Trainee in Palliative Medicine will provide, under supervision, quality healthcare to patients, while developing a broad knowledge of the principles and practice of palliative medicine and a satisfactory level of competence in palliative medicine as required for Advanced Training or for a Clinical Diploma of Palliative Medicine. This position will have supervision from specialist medical staff whilst undertaking learning and professional development as outlined by the Chapter of Palliative Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians. This is an on-going position ready for recruitment for 6 months in the second half of 2017, commencing the 7th of August.

Palliative Medicine Physician, MidCentral Health New Zealand (4/7/2017)

We are seeking a dedicated Palliative Medicine Physician to join our team when our long serving physician retires later in 2017. The Hospital Palliative Care Team consists of a physician, two Clinical Nurse Specialists and a Registered Nurse. The team works closely with the Arohanui Hospice which is located next to the hospital.

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.

ANZSPM Strategic Plan 2015-18 (20/8/2015)

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine is pleased to announce the launch of its new Strategic Plan 2015-18.