Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative projects (paCCSC)

Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative is a national research collaborative in Australia, established to increase the research capacity of palliative care in Australia with a particular focus on clinical trials. Through this collaborative, several symptom control studies have been conducted in pain, nausea, bowel obstruction, dyspnea, constipation management


  • University of Flinders, South Australia 


  • Department of Health and Aging, South Australia 

Principal investigators 

  • Chief Investigator: Prof David Currow, Professor of Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University 

  • Peter Mac Principal Investigator: Associate Professor Odette Spruyt 

Palliative care consultant 


Associate Professor Odette Spruyt 

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Project status 

  • Completed