Our Publications


  1. Holmes A, Clinch A, Moran J, Yoong J, Benson M, Boughey M, Philip J Working with palliative care physicians to prepare for voluntary assisted dying legislation Australas Psychiatry. 2022; 10398562211064252-. doi:10.1177/10398562211064252

  2. Wong K, Mclaughlan R, Collins A, Philip J Designing the physical environment for inpatient palliative care: a narrative review. BMJ SUPPORTIVE & PALLIATIVE CARE. 2021; 7-. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003087

  3. Katz N, Le B, Berger I, Lewin J, Thompson K, Pitt H, Philip J A Descriptive Cohort Study of Adolescent and Young Adult Decedents Known to an Australian Comprehensive Cancer Center. JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT ONCOLOGY. 2021; 5-. doi:10.1089/jayao.2021.0167

  4. Philip J, Le B, Pasanen L, Rosens E, Wong A, Mendis R, Boughey M, Coperchini M, Moran J, Hynson J, Weil J, et al. Palliative Care Clinical Trials: Building Capability and Capacity. JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE. 2021; 7-. doi:10.1089/jpm.2021.0314

  5. Maharaj A, Evans S, Ioannou L, Croagh D, Earnest A, Holland J, Pilgrim C, Neale R, Goldstein D, Kench J, Merrett N, et al. The association between quality care and outcomes for a real-world population of Australian patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.. HPB (Oxford). 2021; doi:10.1016/j.hpb.2021.11.005

  6. De Boer M, Coghlan R, Russell B, Philip J The underrepresentation of palliative care in global guidelines for responding to infectious disease outbreaks: a systematic narrative review.. Int Health. 2021; doi:10.1093/inthealth/ihab075

  7. Ross L, Taverner J, John J, Baisch A, Irving L, Philip J, Smallwood N Burden of diagnostic investigations at the end of life for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL. 2021; 51(11): 1835-1839. doi:10.1111/imj.14943

  8. Philip J, Collins A, Smallwood N, Chang Y, Mo L, Yang I, Corte T, Mcdonald C, Hui D Referral criteria to palliative care for patients with respiratory disease: a systematic review. EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL. 2021; 58(4): 13-. doi:10.1183/13993003.04307-2020

  9. McLaughlan R, Richards K, Lipson-Smith R, Collins A, Philip J. Designing Palliative Care Facilities to Better Support Patient and Family Care: A Staff Perspective. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal. 2022 Jan 13:19375867211059078.

  10.  (Accepted) Grant, M Understanding complexity in care: opportunities for ethnographic research in palliative care, Journal of Palliative Care

  11. Hardy, J.R. and Philip, J. (2021), Interests and conflicts when writing, reviewing and editing papers on voluntary assisted dying. Intern Med J, 51: 1563-1566. https://doi.org/10.1111/imj.15522

  12. Heynemann, S., J. Philip and S.-A. J. S. C. i. C. McLachlan (2021). "An exploration of the perceptions, experience and practice of cancer clinicians in caring for patients with cancer who are also parents of dependent-age children."  29(7): 3895-3902.


  14. Khan, N., L. Ioannou, C. Pilgrim, A. Earnest, A. Maharaj, D. Croagh, D. Liew, D. Atwood, J. Holland and J. J. I. J. o. E. Philip (2021). "517 Challenges in data linkage–experiences from an upper gastrointestinal cancer data linkage study."  50(Supplement_1): dyab168. 342.

  15. Disler R, Smallwood N, Philip J. Advanced respiratory disease: managing symptoms in the last years of life. Respiratory Medicine Today 2021; 6(2): 6-11.

  16. Kis‐Rigo, A., A. Collins, S. Panozzo and J. J. I. M. J. Philip (2021). "Negative media portrayal of palliative care: a content analysis of print media prior to the passage of Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation in Victoria."  51(8): 1336-1339.

  17. Panozzo, S., T. Bryan, D. Marco, A. Collins, C. Lethborg, J. J. B. S. Philip and P. Care (2021). "End of life in hospitalised prisoners: a group comparison of palliative medicine and hospital use."

  18. **Le B, Rosens E, Philip J.  Establishing a State-Wide Telephone Support Advice Service – expanding and complementing Palliative Care service delivery, BMJ Support Palliat Care; Accepted 27 July 2021

  19. **Hudson P, Boughey M, Philip J. Reframing palliative care to improve the quality of life of people diagnosed with a serious illness, Med J Aus; Accepted 25 May 2021

  20. Wong AKY, Collins A, Ng A, Buizen L, Philip J, Le B. Evaluation of a Large Scale Advance Care Planning Co-Design Education Program for Chinese-Speaking People in Australia. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 May 17:10499091211014833. doi: 10.1177/10499091211014833.

  21. **Philip J; Le Gautier R; Collins A; Nowak AK; Le BH; Crawford G; Rankin N; Krishnasamy M; Mitchell G; McLachlan SA; Ijzerman M; Hudson R; Rischin D; Vieira Sousa T; Sundararajan V.
    Care Plus Study: A multi-site implementation of early palliative care in routine practice to improve health outcomes and reduce hospital admissions for people with advanced cancer: A Study Protocol; BMC Health Services Research 2021 May 27;21(1):513. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06476-3.

  22. Pham J, Conron M, Wright G, Mitchell P, Ball D, Philip J et al. Excess mortality and undertreatment in elderly lung cancer patients: treatment nihilism in the modern era?.ERJ Open Res 2021; 0: 00393-2020

  23. Moran T, Zentner D, Wong J, Philip J, Smallwood N. Chronic breathlessness in advanced cardiorespiratory disease: patient perceptions of opioid use. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Apr 9:bmjspcare-2020-002853. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002853.

  24. Mo L, Chang K, Geng Y, Philip J, Collins A, Hui D. Referral Criteria to Specialist Palliative Care for Patients with Dementia: A Systematic Review; J Am Geriat Soc. 2021 Jun;69(6):1659-1669.

  25. Russell B, Philip J, Wawryk O, et al. Validation of the responding to urgency of need in palliative care (RUN-PC) triage tool. Palliative Medicine. 2021;35(4):759-767.

  26. ** Collins A, Brown JEH, Mills J, Philip J. The impact of public health palliative care interventions on health system outcomes: A systematic review. Palliative Medicine. 2021;35(3):473-485.

  27. **Philip J, Panozzo S… Le B.  Fact versus fiction: Bridging contrasting medicinal cannabis information needs"  Intern Med J 2021 Jun;51(6):975-979.

  28. Martin FC, Philip J, McLachlan SA. Healthcare Professionals' Views of Working with Medical Interpreters in a Cancer Setting: an Exploratory Study. J Cancer Educ. 2020 Nov 23. doi: 10.1007/s13187-020-01927-7.

  29. Maharaj AD, Evans SM, Zalcberg JR, Ioannou LJ, Graco M, Croagh D, Pilgrim CHC, Dodson T, Goldstein D, Philip J, Kench JG, Merrett ND, Neale RE, White K, Evans P, Leong T, Green SE. Barriers and enablers to the implementation of multidisciplinary team meetings: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework. BMJ Qual Saf. 2020 Nov 27:bmjqs-2020-011793.

  30. **Gately L, McLachlan SA, Dowling A, Philip J.  Surviving glioblastoma and a sense of disconnection . J Clin Neuroscience. 2020 Nov;81:284-289.

  31. Lubel J, Roberts S, Strasser S,Thompson A, Philip J, Goodwin M, Clarke S, Crawford D, Levy M, Schackel N. Australian recommendations for the management of hepatocellular carcinoma: a consensus statement. Med J Aust. 2021; 214 (10): 475-483.

  32. Hudson P, Thomas K, Philip J et al. Do family meetings for hospitalised palliative care patients improve outcomes and reduce health care costs? :  A cluster randomised trial. Palliat Med. 2021 Jan;35(1):188-199.

  33. Ducharlet K, Philip J, Gock H et al. Renal supportive care, palliative care and end of life care: Perceptions of similarities, differences and challenges across Australia and New Zealand. Nephrology. 2021;26:15–22.

  34. **Philip J, Collins A, Luckett T, Phillips J et al   The development of the Australian national Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative ‘Integrating Qualitative Research into Clinical Trials Framework. J Palliat Med. 2021 Mar;24(3):331-337.


  1. Russell B, Vogrin S, Philip J, et al. Triaging the Terminally Ill—Development of the Responding to Urgency of Need in Palliative Care (RUN-PC) Triage Tool. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2020; 59: 95-104.e111.

  2. Philip J, Collins A, Panozzo S, et al. Mapping the nature of distress raised by patients with high-grade glioma and their family caregivers: A descriptive longitudinal study. NeuroOncology Practice 2020; 23: 103-110.

  3. Philip J and Collins A. Defining ‘transition points’ in the illness course as standardised times to integrate palliative care. Progress in Palliative Care 2020; 28: 1-3.

  4. Panozzo S, Le B, Collins A, et al. Who is asking about medicinal cannabis in palliative care? Internal Medicine Journal 2020; 50: 243-246.

  5. Collins A, McLachlan SA and Philip J. Community knowledge of and attitudes to palliative care: A descriptive study. Palliative Medicine 2020; 34: 245-252.

  6. Collins A, Burchell J, Remedios C, et al. Describing the psychosocial profile and unmet support needs of parents caring for a child with a life-limiting condition: A cross-sectional study of caregiver-reported outcomes. Palliative Medicine 2020; 34: 358-366.


  1. Collins A, Sundararajan V, Millar J, et al. The trajectory of patients who die from metastatic prostate cancer: a population-based study. BJU International 2019; 123: 19-26.

  2. Russell B, Vogrin S, Philip J, et al. Novel application of discrete choice experiment methodology to understand how clinicians around the world triage palliative care needs: A research protocol. Palliative and Supportive Care 2019: 66-73.

  3. Philip J, Russell B, Collins A, et al. The Ethics of Prioritizing Access to Palliative Care: A Qualitative Study. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2019; 36: 577-582.

  4. Philip J, Collins A, Staker J, et al. I-CoPE: A pilot study of structured supportive care delivery to people with newly diagnosed high-grade glioma and their carers. Neuro-Oncology Practice 2019; 6: 61-70.

  5. Philip J, Collins A, Ritchie D, et al. Patterns of end-of-life hospital care for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma: exploring the landscape. Leukemia and Lymphoma 2019; 60: 1908-1916.

  6. Philip J, Collins A, Le B, et al. A randomised phase II trial to examine feasibility of standardised, early palliative (STEP) care for patients with advanced cancer and their families [ACTRN12617000534381]: A research protocol. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2019; 5.

  7. Panozzo S, Collins A, McLachlan SA, et al. Scope of Practice, Role Legitimacy, and Role Potential for Cancer Care Coordinators. Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing 2019; 6: 356-362.

  8. Smallwood N, Moran T, Thompson M, et al. Integrated respiratory and palliative care leads to high levels of satisfaction: A survey of patients and carers. BMC Palliative Care 2019; 18.

  9. Smallwood N, Currow D, Booth S, et al. Approaches to palliative oxygen therapy in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a multi-national survey of specialists. Internal Medicine Journal 2019; 49: 252-256.

  10. Senior H, Grant M, Rhee JJ, et al. General practice physicians' and nurses' self-reported multidisciplinary end-of-life care: A systematic review. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care 2019. Review. DOI: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001852.

  11. Gunasekaran B, Scott C, Ducharlet K, et al. Recognising and managing dying patients in the acute hospital setting: can we do better? Internal Medicine Journal 2019; 49: 119-122.

  12. Grant MP, Philip JAM, Deliens L, et al. Communal responsibility: a history of health collectives in Australia. Internal Medicine Journal 2019; 49: 1177-1180.

  13. Gately L, McLachlan SA, Philip J, et al. Molecular profile of long-term survivors of glioblastoma: A scoping review of the literature. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2019; 68: 1-8.

  14. Ducharlet K, Sundararajan V, Philip J, et al. Patient-reported outcome measures and their utility in the management of patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. Nephrology 2019; 24: 814-818. Article. DOI: 10.1111/nep.13509.

  15. Ducharlet K, Philip J, Gock H, et al. Moral Distress in Nephrology: Perceived Barriers to Ethical Clinical Care. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2019. Article. DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2019.09.018.

  16. Collins A, Sundararajan V, Millar J, et al. The trajectory of patients who die from metastatic prostate cancer: a population-based study. BJU International 2019; 123: 19-26.

  17. Chapman M, Philip J and Komesaroff P. Learning From the Cultural Challenge of Dementia. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 2019; 16: 159-162.

  18. Chapman M, Philip J and Komesaroff P. Towards an Ecology of Dementia: A Manifesto. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 2019; 16: 209-216.

  19. Chapman M, Philip J, Gardner S, et al. Fragile objects: A visual essay. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 2019; 16: 185-189.



  1. Collins A, Sundararajan V, Burchell J, et al. Transition Points for the Routine Integration of Palliative Care in Patients With Advanced Cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2018; 56: 185-194.

  2. Philip J, Crawford G, Brand C, et al. A conceptual model: Redesigning how we provide palliative care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Palliative and Supportive Care 2018; 16: 452-460.

  3. Philip J, Collins A, Brand C, et al. A proposed framework of supportive and palliative care for people with high-grade glioma. Neuro-Oncology 2018; 20: 391-399.

  4. Collins A, McLachlan SA and Philip J. Communication about palliative care: A phenomenological study exploring patient views and responses to its discussion. Palliative Medicine 2018; 32: 133-142.

  5. Collins A, McLachlan SA and Philip J. How should we talk about palliative care, death and dying? A qualitative study exploring perspectives from caregivers of people with advanced cancer. Palliative Medicine 2018; 32: 861-869.

  6. Russell B, Sundararajan V, Hennesy-Anderson N, et al. Responding to urgency of need: Initial qualitative stage in the development of a triage tool for use in palliative care services. Palliative Medicine 2018; 32: 1246-1254.

  7. Philip J, Remedios C, Breen S, et al. The experiences of patients with advanced cancer and caregivers presenting to Emergency Departments: A qualitative study. Palliative Medicine 2018; 32: 439-446.

  8. Le BH and Philip J. Voluntary assisted dying: time to consider the details. The Medical journal of Australia 2018; 209: 279.

  9. Tran M, Grant M, Clayton J, et al. Advance care decision making and planning. Australian Journal of General Practice 2018; 47. Article. DOI: 10.31128/AJGP-06-18-4613.

  10. Smallwood N, Ross L, Taverner J, et al. A Palliative Approach is Adopted for Many Patients Dying in Hospital with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018; 15: 503-511.

  11. Smallwood N, Gaffney N, Gorelik A, et al. Breathlessness and palliative oxygen therapy in advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Internal Medicine Journal 2018; 48: 483-484.

  12. Smallwood N, Gaffney N, Gorelik A, et al. Doctors' Attitudes to Palliation and Palliative Care in Patients With Advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2018; 55: e9-e11.

  13. Smallwood N, Currow D, Booth S, et al. Differing Approaches to Managing the Chronic Breathlessness Syndrome in Advanced COPD: A Multi-National Survey of Specialists. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2018; 15: 294-302.

  14. Smallwood N, Currow D, Booth S, et al. Attitudes to specialist palliative care and advance care planning in people with COPD: A multi-national survey of palliative and respiratory medicine specialists. BMC Palliative Care 2018; 17.

  15. Mitchell GK, Senior HE, Johnson CE, et al. Systematic review of general practice end-of-life symptom control. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care 2018; 8: 411-420. Review.

  16. Johnson CE, McVey P, Rhee JJO, et al. General practice palliative care: Patient and carer expectations, advance care plans and place of death - A systematic review. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care 2018. DOI: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001549.

  17. Hardy J, Skerman H, Glare P, et al. A randomized open-label study of guideline-drive antiemetic therapy versus single agent antiemetic therapy in patients with advanced cancer and nausea not related to anticancer treatment. BMC Cancer 2018; 18.

  18. Grant M, Haydon A, Au L, et al. Immunohistochemistry testing for mismatch repair deficiency in Stage 2 colon cancer: A cohort study of two cancer centres. International Journal of Surgery 2018; 51: 71-75.

  19. Gately L, McLachlan SA, Philip J, et al. Long-term survivors of glioblastoma: a closer look. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 2018; 136: 155-162.

  20. Ducharlet K, Thyagarajan D, Ierino F, et al. Perioperative risk assessment for successful kidney transplant in leigh syndrome: A case report. BMC Nephrology 2018; 19.