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Hot Topic Webinar August 2021 – Providing palliative care for people in prison

Hot Topic Webinar August 2021 – Providing palliative care for people in prison

4:30PM - 5:30PM Wednesday 25th August 2021
Registrations for this event are now closed.
Video now available 
Providing optimal palliative and end-of-life care for people in prison with advanced disease is a growing challenge globally. 

This presentation by Professor Jennifer Philip and Dr Stacey Panozzo will reflect on the complexities and constraints of providing care for people in prison with life limiting illness and explore opportunities to improve models of care for those dying in custody.


Prof Jennifer Philip

Chair of Palliative Medicine

Jennifer Philip is the appointed Chair of Palliative Medicine, University of Melbourne, St Vincent’s Hospital and in collaboration with the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre.  Jennifer is a palliative care clinician, researcher and teacher whose particular areas of interest include improving the ways supportive and palliative care are delivered, ensuring care is underpinned by high quality evidence and that it is delivered by well trained professionals and carers. She leads the Palliative Nexus Research Group.

Twitter: @palmed_nexus and @JenAMPhilip


Dr Stacey Panozzo

Stacey Panozzo is a Research Fellow working with Palliative Nexus, St Vincent's Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The University of Melbourne. Stacey is a researcher whose particular areas of interest include improving supportive and palliative care access and delivery for patient groups experiencing vulnerability. Her current work involves the management of and/or collaborative involvement in several mixed methods research projects nationally and internationally focusing on understanding and improving care provision for those who experience incarceration, people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people who use illicit drugs and those who experience homelessness/structural vulnerability. Stacey is a member of the Health Equity Working Group for the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre and the European Association for Palliative Care Prisoner Taskforce.

Website: www.palliativenexus.org

Twitter: @palmed_nexus


This Hot Topic Webinar will be delivered online - a link will be sent to registrants closer to the event.

For any enquiries, please contact us either by phone at +61 3 9416 0000 or email at centre.palliativecare@svha.org.au.


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