Margaret’s distinguished career in palliative care began as a clinical nurse caring for people in their own homes. She subsequently developed a number of home-based services across Melbourne, for which she received an Order of Australia in 2005. Margaret then made a career change into academic research and teaching in palliative care. She became inaugural Professor of Palliative Care Nursing at Monash University, a position she held for 12 years, and where she remains as Emeritus Professor of Nursing.
In 2018 Margaret was awarded a Churchill Fellowship, to study aspects of palliative care in relation to assistance in dying, an area in which she remains involved
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