Join the APM Today

There are a wide range of benefits to membership of The Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland (APM).

If you would like to join the APM between 1st September and 30th November, there will be a 25% reduction on the prices below;

Free Journals

Palliative Medicine

Online access 

BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care

Online access to this quarterly journal. 

Staying Up To Date

Full access to APM website

Monthly e-bulletins

Learning and development

Study days and other meetings

Advance notice of study days and other meetings organised by the APM, with ‘early bird’ discounts or reduced rates for APM members.

APM awards

Entitlement to apply for members-only annual awards.

Education and training materials

Development and implementation of education and training materials, including palliative medicine curricula for specialists and non-specialists in palliative medicine, and clinical governance documents.

Staying In Touch

Membership of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC)

Collective membership and associated membership benefits, including a reduced subscription rate for the European Journal of Palliative Care.

On your behalf the APM:

  • Maintains links with other specialties
  • Represents palliative medicine’s viewpoint and concerns to Government and other bodies
  • Maintains a medical workforce database of doctors working in the specialty to assist with staffing and training requirements

Getting Involved

The APM does its work through committees made up of its members. Click here to find out more.


There are five different levels of membership, depending on your circumstances.

Terms and conditions of membership

Full Membership – £260

Consultants and equivalents who hold an appointment, paid or unpaid, with a hospice or hospital unit, team or service in Great Britain or Ireland.

Full Membership with Reduced Subscription – £170

Any doctors in a specialised training post or holding a specialty doctor, staff grade or associate specialist  post within a hospital unit, team or service in Great Britain or Ireland.

Associate Membership – £147

Retired or overseas doctors and those who do not hold an appointment, paid or unpaid, with a hospice or hospital unit, team or service in Great Britain or Ireland. Associate members do not have voting rights.

Junior Doctor Membership – £30

Open to Junior doctors with provisional or full GMC registration on one of the following categories: F1 or F2, Core Medical Trainee, Core Surgical Trainee, ACCS Trainee, GP Trainee, on a year out of training at any point in career prior to entry to specialist training. Junior members would be verified by GMC number.

Medical Student Membership – FREE

Open to all medical students at any recognised medical school in Great Britain & Ireland. Students of any year of study, including intercalating. Students would be required to register using a university email address.

Please note: Medical Students and Junior Doctors do not have voting rights or access to the journals.

Click here to join the APM today.

  • The subscription year runs from 1st December to 30th November
  • Subscription fees are payable annually by Direct Debit (APM’s preferred method of payment), bank transfer or cheque

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