A/Prof Leeroy William, BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCGP, MSc, FAChPM - Monash University - Adjunct Associate Professor

A/Prof Leeroy William

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCGP, MSc, FAChPM

Monash University

Adjunct Associate Professor

Melbourne, VIC | Australia

Main Specialties: Other

Additional Specialties: Palliative Medicine

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A/Prof Leeroy William, BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCGP, MSc, FAChPM - Monash University - Adjunct Associate Professor

A/Prof Leeroy William

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCGP, MSc, FAChPM

Introduction

A/Prof Leeroy William has been a palliative medicine specialist since 2009 and is based in Melbourne.
He trained in the UK and worked in New Zealand, before settling in Australia, and is currently employed by Eastern Health and Monash Health, with an Adjunct position at Monash University.

Leeroy has an interest in cancer pain, health professional education, transitions to palliative care, communication, and individualised end-of-life care. Subsequently, he has been involved and held positions in university, state-wide and national groups involved in education, research and best clinical practice in palliative medicine.

He is currently the President-Elect of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine and is a member of the following committees: Chapter of Palliative Medicine (Royal Australasian College of Physicians) and Victorian Regional Committee (Royal Australasian College of Physicians).

He is also the Clinical Lead for Schwartz Rounds at Monash Health and manages the Facebook education page “Palliative Medicine Teaching” – a development from medical student teaching.

Primary Affiliation: Monash University - Melbourne, VIC , Australia

Specialties:

Additional Specialties:

Education

Jan 2014 - Jan 2016
University of Southampton
MSc Clinical Leadership Cancer, Palliative
Dec 2009
Royal Australasian College of Physicians
FAChPM
Specialist Training in Palliative Medicine
Dec 2006
University of Cardiff
PGCert Pall Med
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
Cardiff University
PGCert Pall Med
Dec 2004
RCGP
MRCGP
Jan 2002 - Jan 2004
Royal College of General Practitioners
MRCGP
Jan 1992 - Jan 1998
Royal London Hospital
MBBS
Medicine
Jan 1998
St Barts
MBBS
Jul 1991
St Andrews University
BSc (Hons)
Jan 1987 - Jan 1991
University of St Andrews
BSc (Hons)
Mathematics & Statistics

Experience

Jan 2012
Eastern Health
Palliative Medicine Physician
Supportive & Palliative Care Unit
Jan 2009
Monash Health
Palliative Medicine Physician
Supportive & Palliative Care Unit
Jan 2009
Monash University
Adjunct A/Prof
Medicine

Publications

19Publications

108Reads

635Profile Views

21PubMed Central Citations

Inpatients With Advanced Lung Cancer: Palliative Care Service Referral Rates, Symptom Profile, and Outcomes in a Teaching Hospital Network-An Exploratory Study.

J Palliat Care 2018 Nov 1:825859718810720. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

3 Eastern Health, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0825859718810720
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0825859718810720DOI Listing
November 2018
12 Reads
0.803 Impact Factor

Medical assistance in dying – a disruption of therapeutic relationships

Authors:
Leeroy William

Med J Aust Oct 2018; 209(7): 286-7

Medical Journal of Australia

Medical assistance in dying may disrupt therapeutic relationships and will challenge beliefs

10.5694/mja17.01217

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October 2018
108 Reads

Perspectives of cancer treatment providers regarding voluntary assisted dying in Victoria.

Intern Med J 2018 07;48(7):770-773

Supportive and Palliative Care Unit, Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.13939DOI Listing
July 2018
2 Reads
1.700 Impact Factor

Percutaneous Sacroplasty for Painful Bone Metastases: A Case Report.

Pain Pract 2017 09 30;17(7):945-951. Epub 2016 Dec 30.

Supportive and Palliative Care Unit, Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/papr.12538DOI Listing
September 2017
16 Reads
2.361 Impact Factor

Hip fractures and dementia: clinical decisions for the future.

Oxf Med Case Reports 2016 Feb 10;2016(2):19-21. Epub 2016 Feb 10.

Monash Health, Clayton, VIC, Australia; Eastern Health, Box Hill, VIC, Australia; Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/omcr/omw001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4758228PMC
February 2016
22 Reads
1 Citation

Insights into hospitalisation of advanced cancer patients: a study of medical records.

Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 2016 Jan 22;25(1):190-201. Epub 2015 Apr 22.

Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12295DOI Listing
January 2016
3 Reads
1 Citation
1.762 Impact Factor

CYP2B6*6 allele and age substantially reduce steady-state ketamine clearance in chronic pain patients: impact on adverse effects.

Br J Clin Pharmacol 2015 Aug 1;80(2):276-84. Epub 2015 Jun 1.

Discipline of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.12614DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4541975PMC
August 2015
9 Reads
7 Citations
3.880 Impact Factor

Diagnosis matters: the differing 
clinical trajectories for terminal prostate, 
lung and haematological cancers.

Aust Fam Physician 2015 Jul;44(7):479-84

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCGP, FAChPM (RACP), Palliative Care Physician, Supportive and Palliative Care Unit, Monash Health and Monash University, Clayton, VIC.

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July 2015
6 Reads
1 Citation
0.670 Impact Factor

Reaching the masses: using Facebook to explain palliative care

Eur J Palliat Care 2015; 22(4): 178-181

European Journal of Palliative Care

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July 2015
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Hospital rapid response team and patients with life-limiting illness: a multicentre retrospective cohort study.

Palliat Med 2015 Apr 29;29(4):302-9. Epub 2015 Jan 29.

McCulloch House Supportive and Palliative Care Unit, Monash Medical Centre, Monash Health, Melbourne, VIC, Australia Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia Palliative Care Unit, Eastern Health, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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http://pmj.sagepub.com/cgi/doi/10.1177/0269216314560802
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216314560802DOI Listing
April 2015
6 Reads
1 Citation
2.860 Impact Factor

Non-palliative care staff need to deliver generalist end of life care.

Authors:
Leeroy William

BMJ 2014 May 20;348:g3426. Epub 2014 May 20.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3426DOI Listing
May 2014
8 Reads
1 Citation

Critical appraisal of randomized controlled trials: the beginning of thought….

J Pain Symptom Manage 2014 Apr 28;47(4):e1-2. Epub 2014 Jan 28.

Palliative and Supportive Care Unit, Monash Health, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.11.007DOI Listing
April 2014
3 Reads
2.800 Impact Factor

Dexamethasone for cancer-related fatigue.

J Clin Oncol 2014 Feb 13;32(6):608-9. Epub 2014 Jan 13.

Palliative and Supportive Care Unit, Monash Health; Monash Cancer Centre, Monash Health, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2013.53.7878DOI Listing
February 2014
7 Reads
1 Citation
18.430 Impact Factor

A New Zealand perspective on palliative care for Māori.

J Palliat Care 2010 ;26(1):54-8

Locum Specialist in Palliative Medicine, North Shore Hospice, 7 Shea Terrace, Takapuna, Auckland, 0622 New Zealand.

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May 2010
2 Reads
1 Citation
0.803 Impact Factor

Management of breakthrough pain in patients with cancer.

Drugs 2008 ;68(7):913-24

North Shore Hospice, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2165/00003495-200868070-00003DOI Listing
August 2008
7 Reads
6 Citations
4.343 Impact Factor

Influence of time and storage conditions on plasma HIV viral load measurements.

A Holguin, L Williams, J Castilla, V Soriano. Influence of time and storage conditions on plasma HIV viral load measurements. Antiviral Therapy 1997; 2 (4), 265

Antiviral Therapy

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December 1997
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Top co-authors

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Monash University

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Prince of Wales Hospital

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Harvard University

4
Peter Martin
Peter Martin

Iowa State University

2
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St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

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Jennifer Ward

University of Nottingham

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David Brumley

University of South Australia

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