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Dr Peter Allcroft

Senior Staff Specialist, Southern Adelaide Palliative Services

TOPIC : Voluntary Assisted Dying: The SA experience

Dr Peter Allcroftis a Senior Staff Specialist at Southern Adelaide Palliative Services, based at Flinders Medical Centre South Australia. He initially trained in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, completed his Masters of Palliative Care at Flinders University, and is currently undertaking a PhD at UTS, exploring the unmet palliative care needs of frail older patients with heart failure.

He is actively involved with clinical teaching and research programs. He has an interest in Models of Palliative Care for patients with complex chronic medical conditions. He co-founded the Motor Neurone Disease Clinic, which is based at Flinders Medical Centre, and is the Deputy Chair of the Motor Neurone Disease Association of South Australia.