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The Gold Standards Framework

We believe that everyone deserves Gold Standard end of life care, and that most care for most people in our ageing population is given by generalist frontline teams who need specific effective training to deliver quality care for people in their last years of life.

We seek someone with vision, commitment, and strategic leadership skills, awareness of national policy, medical/clinical experience plus understanding and experience of the benefits of GSF in practice to share in the creative development of solutions to help implement improvements in end of life care (EOLC) nationally.

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Closing Date: 31st May 2024

Member of the Palliative Medicine Specialty Certificate Examining Board

The Association for Palliative Medicine and the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK are seeking to appoint a new member of the Palliative Medicine SCE Board.
The successful applicant will assist the Chair and Medical Secretary in the running of the SCE to ensure that all academic objectives and standards set by the General Medical Council are met; attend annual meetings of the Board to set examination papers; review candidate performance in the most recent diet; assist with the development of the SCE; act on the advice of the MRCP(UK) Management and Policy Board and Examining Boards on policy and academic matters relating to the Examinations; and support MRCP(UK) Central Office on the delivery of the Examinations.

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Closing Date: 29th May 2024

Palliative Medicine Specialist (SMO)

Part Time

Provide outstanding Palliative Care in Auckland’s Waitemata District.

Become part of a dynamic consult team supporting care for patients and their families. Be part of ongoing quality and clinical initiatives and developments. Live in one of the world’s most liveable cities, Auckland.

With more than 640,000 people living in our region, Waitemata District has the largest and one of the fastest growing populations in the country. The main hospital sites are North Shore Hospital on the shores of Takapuna’s Lake Pupuke and Waitakere Hospital within sight of West Auckland’s green belt and not far from our wild surf beaches.

We are looking for a consultant Palliative Medicine physician for a 0.8 FTE position in our Hospital Palliative Care consult service.

In this role you will provide clinical leadership within the Hospital Palliative Care team across both hospitals working alongside the lead care teams. You will also be involved in providing care in Supportive Care clinics, education and training of staff, quality initiatives and service development. It is an exciting role with opportunities for career development and peer support both regionally and nationally.

The successful candidate will hold a Fellowship of the Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine (Royal Australasian College of Physicians) or equivalent and be vocationally registered (or qualify for such registration) with the New Zealand Medical Council as a Specialist in Palliative Medicine.

For further details about what the role involves contact Janice Kirkpatrick, Operations Manager – General Medicine at or phone: 021 2425 230

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Job Code: WDHB18325

Closing Date: 29th May 2024

Consultant in Palliative Medicine: Pilgrims Hospices

Location: East Kent
Status: Permanent Full-Time or Part-Time
Salary: Competitive with NHS rates.
Closing date: 28th May 2024
Interview date: 12th June 2024

Pilgrims Hospices is embarking on an ambitious recruitment drive to support transformative changes following review of our clinical strategy to enhance supportive and end-of-life-care by expanding the senior clinical leadership group to a multidisciplinary team.

We welcome applications from passionate candidates who would be interested to join us as Consultant(s) in Palliative Medicine, to make a difference to the people in East Kent, bringing comprehensive clinical expertise and a deep commitment to holistic care.

This is a great position for new colleagues who have come to the end of their training but also for experienced colleagues who want to help shape a new model of palliative care provision in East Kent.  The Consultant in Palliative Medicine will be joining existing and new Nurse and Medical Consultants, working alongside Specialty Doctors, GP and FY2 trainees as well as Specialist Registrars and Advanced Clinical Practitioners.  Pilgrims Hospices is aligned to three medical schools and also hosts an University of Kent led fellowship/GPwSI post.

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Closing Date: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Hospice Whanganui – Medical Officer or General Practitioner 

Permanent position – Minimum 3 days per week, with hours negotiable

We have an exciting opportunity for a registered doctor with a special interest in palliative care to join our dynamic team at Hospice Whanganui.  This position would suit a Medical Officer, Registrar, or General Practitioner with an interest in palliative care, or a doctor with experience in the field of palliative care.

For more information please read the full advert here here and the full job description here.

To apply, please send your cover letter and CV to

Closing Date: Friday 31 May 2024

Head, Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia

Medical Director, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

Medical Director, Palliative Care, BC Children’s Hospital  


For more information and details around how to apply, please read the full advert.

Applications will be reviewed on 1 May 2024 and will be accepted until the position is filled.