Spotlight on Palliative Care Research Video Conference - Cancer and Palliative Care Symptom Management Research

Updated 3 Sep 2020.

Event Date: Thursday 5 November, 2020
Venue:Video Conference
Target Audience:Doctors, Specialists, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health Professionals working in specialist palliative care and oncology settings
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email


Join us to hear Professors Phillips and Agar focus on Cancer and Palliative Care Symptom management research. The presentation will be interactive and encourage questions from participants.  

Learning areas

  • Symptom screening
  • What are the biggest gaps in cancer symptom management
  • Equitable access to symptom control and palliative care
  • Accelerating the pipeline from bench to bedside in symptom management

Presented by

Professor Jane Phillips, BSc, PGDip, PhD, RN, FACN 

Professor Jane Phillips is Director of IMPACCT Centre at UTS and Professor of Palliative Nursing with experience in delivering evidenced-based palliative care across diverse settings, including rural and regional Australia. Jane is at the forefront of her field and brings her considerable clinical nursing, national policy and academic expertise to deliver outcomes that are changing practice and enhancing palliative care globally. 

Professor Meera Agar, PhD FRACP, FAChPM, MPallCare, MBBS (Hons I) 

Professor Meera Agar is Professor of Palliative Medicine at IMPACCT Centre and current Chair of the Palliative Care Australia Board, and Chair of Cancer Symptom Trials, the 14th Cancer Collaborative Trials Group. Meera is a practicing palliative medicine physician in South West Sydney, and her research interest is in clinical trials of symptom and supportive care interventions for people living with cancer.

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Spotlight on Palliative Care Research flyer (91kb). Complete registration online at

Enquiries: please email or phone 9382 9300.

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