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The AChPM President is Clin Prof Douglas Bridge FRACP FAChPM.
Doug trained as a general physician and in tropical medicine, and has helped pioneer the development of Palliative Care in Australia and Asia. He has been involved in the development and delivery of the specialist training program since its inception in 1990. Doug is a Clinical Professor in the Medical School, and was the Head of the Palliative Care Service at Royal Perth Hospital from 1993 to 2013.
Education Officer (training related enquiries)
Executive Officer (all other enquiries)
Palliative Care Australia is inviting feedback in the review of the Standards for Providing Quality Palliative Care for all Australians, 5th edition. The deadline for feedback is 26 September.
Results of the joint methadone survey - undertaken by Fellows of the Australasian Chapters of Addiction and Palliative Medicine along with the Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA. Download the report