Marie Curie is calling for healthcare professionals to receive further training and development in palliative care to ensure that everyone with a terminal illness gets the care and support that they need. In a new report launched today, ‘Triggers for Palliative Care’, the charity shows there is limited understanding of what palliative care can do, who it…
‘The courts, not doctors, should rule on assisted dying, should we decide to tread this dangerous path’
Professor Rob George, FRCP, President, Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain & Ireland had a letter published in the Times on 4 June (reproduced here as the Times is subscription only): ‘The courts, not doctors, should rule on assisted dying, should we decide to tread this dangerous path’ “Sir, It is for good reason…
Professor Rob George on BBC Radio 4, World at One – lunchtime 26 May 2015 Click here to listen to the interview
Professor Rob George, President of the Association of Palliative Medicine, spoke on Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine Show about improving people’s experiences at the end of life. The item comes after 1 hour 9 minutes and 10 seconds into the programme; Click here to listen to the interview
Interested parties can provide feedback on the survey via the link below https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consultation/8eae0e94 The consultation is live for 12 weeks, with 19th June the planned closing date.
At the AGM on the 24th April we appointed Professor Rob George and the new president of the APM and Dr Andrew Davies as the new vice-president. Dr Mike Stockton was ratified as the APM Treasurer. Dr Eleanor Grogan will continue in the role of Secretary.
Palliative Care issues affected by changes in cognition and an update on oncology treatment Study day organised by the SSAS Committee Location: BMA House, London Visit the Events page for further details
Trainees’ Study Day – Registration Open Challenges in Palliative Care: Building from a new foundation Venue: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow Visit the Events page for further details
Dr David Brooks was interviewed on BBC RADIO 5 Live this morning (20 May 2015) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05vc9nw 02:07:40 starts 02:13:42 Dr David Brooks
At the APM AGM on 24 April 2015 the president handover took place. Dr David Brooks stepped down as president. Professor Rob George presented David with a gift. We would like to thank David for all of his hard work during his time in the role of president of the APM. President – Professor Rob…