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ANZSPM Media Release - 22 March 2019 (22/3/2019)

ANZSPM welcomes recommendations for strengthened palliative care in the ACT

ANZSPM joins European Association for Palliative Care (8/3/2019)

ANZSPM is delighted to announce it has joined the EAPC as a national association member.

ANZSPM welcomes updated National Palliative Care Strategy (1/3/2019)

The Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine welcomes the release this week of the updated National Palliative Care Strategy by the Australian Government Department of Health.

World-First Registered Indication for Chronic Breathlessness (19/2/2019)

Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved a world-first indication for a pharmacological agent for the symptomatic reduction of chronic breathlessness.

Executive Clinical Director, Cancer Services, Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) - New Zealand (12/2/2019)

This is a new executive clinical leadership role with the accountability to lead the development of cancer services for the sub region. The role will be required to take a whole-of-system view and work with Wairarapa DHB, Hutt Valley DHB and other providers to develop local, 3DHB and regional models of care. We are looking for an executive clinical director with a cancer speciality or palliative care background reporting to the chief medical officer of Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB). Applications close 28 February 2019.

Staff Specialist Palliative Care Medicine - HammondCare - Braeside Hospital, Prairiewood, NSW (6/2/2019)

HammondCare is seeking applications from suitably qualified medical practitioners for the position of Staff Specialist Palliative Care Medicine based at Braeside Hospital, Prairiewood. This is a part-time opportunity with addition to being on a rotating on-call roster. Applications close 20 February 2019.