Prof Jane Phillips
Professor Phillips is the Director of IMPACCT - Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation, and Professor of Palliative Nursing at University of Technology Sydney. Jane has an established program of research focused on improving care outcomes for people in the last year of life by strengthening the nexus between research, policy and practice. She is currently undertaking: studies to evaluate non-pharmacological interventions to improve breathlessness and delirium; health services research to improve care outcomes for older people with cancer and to improve symptom management for older people in residential aged care; and translational research in the areas of pain management and symptom management. She has developed and evaluated nurse coordinated models of palliative care and has extensive experience in cancer and chronic disease nursing, and research. She is the current President of Palliative Care Nurses Australia, and immediate past Chair of the National Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative Trials Management Group and on the Executive Committee of the NSW collaborative palliative care trials group IMPACCT (Improving Palliative Care through Clinical Trials). She is also the Chair of the Clinical Oncology Society Australia (COSA) Palliative Care Interest Group, and is a member of the COSA Geriatric Oncology Interest Group.