Peter is a senior lecturer in palliative care at the School of Postgraduate Nursing and the Centre for Palliative Care at the University of Melbourne (Victoria, Australia). Peter's PhD work focused on developing and evaluating a supportive intervention for families caring for dying relatives. He began working in palliative care as a district nurse in London (UK) in the early 1990s, and was employed for several years with a large Melbourne metropolitan community-based palliative-care service as a clinical coordinator. Peter has held several teaching appointments incorporating undergraduate, postgraduate, and distance education. He is an executive committee member of the Board of Directors for Palliative Care Victoria (Australia).
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