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Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine


Douglas Bridge





Welcome to the AChPM homepage

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.

Contact details

Education Officer (training related enquiries)
Ph: +61 2 8247 6296

Executive Officer (all other enquiries)
Ph: +61 2 9256 5484

News for the Chapter

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