APM Events

The Association of Palliative Care Juniors’ Conference 2018

The APM Juniors’ Conference 2018 is aimed at pre-speciality doctors and medical students interested in Palliative Medicine. This year, we have an exciting range of speakers and workshops, the opportunity to present a poster or oral presentation and also a medical student competition.

This year’s exciting speakers include: Dr. Mark Taubert, Dr. Guy Schofield, Cariad Lloyd, Dr. Fiona Rawlinson, Dr. Rina Patel, Rachael Moses, Professor Edwina Brown, Dr. Sarah Cox, Dr. Amy Proffitt, Dr. Vanessa Jackson, Dr. Katherine Bristowe, Dr. Katherine Sleeman, Dr. Stephen Barclay, Dr. Roberta Jordan, Dr. Libby Sallnow…and our Keynote speaker Dr. Kathryn Mannix.

Ticket sales are open until the 9th November 2018 

Abstract submissions until the 30th September 2018

Call for Abstracts from delegates for oral or poster presentation. For submission form please email us. Word Count: Maximum 300 words

Medical Student Competition entries until the 30th September 2018

For medical students: Competition for a free APMJ conference ticket. Submit a creative entry about grief (short story, poem, reflection or piece of art) which we will display at the conference and on our APMJ blog. Please email us for the entry form.

Please follow us on our Facebook Page and Twitter @APMJConf18.

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s conference.

Any queries please email us.

Call for Abstracts poster

Medical Student Competition Poster

APM Study Days

Course Details

Date:17th November 2018
Venue: Cicely Saunders Institute, London, SE5 9PJ
Cost:Early bird APm Members £30, Non-Members £32

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SSAS and Trainees’ Study Day 2019

The Future Direction of Palliative Care: Implications for SAS Doctors and Trainees

An APM Event, organised by the SSAS and Trainees’ Committees

Programme includes:

  • Understand the developments in palliative
    medicine from a societal, service provision and
    research point of view and implications for practice
  • Immunotherapy Session
  • Palliative Care in Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • A vision of the future of palliative medicine
  • The effect of SHAPE of training on SAS doctors and
    trainees
External Courses

Course Details

Date:Tuesday 8th January 2019
Venue: North West Cancer Research Centre, University of Liverpool
Cost:APM Member (Early Bird Rate) £75 | Non-Member (Early Bird Rate) £100

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Ethics Study Days 2019

The programme is designed to meet all the ethics knowledge requirements of the palliative medicine specialty training curriculum and the needs of busy doctors wanting to know about the ethics of palliative medicine.

Sessions will include:

  • Basic moral theory
  • Acts and omissions
  • Withdrawing and withholding treatment
  • Ethical principles and their application in palliative care
  • Hot topics
  • Case discussion and articulating ethical arguments
External Courses

Course Details

Date:Monday 21st January to Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Venue:Severn Hospice, Telford
Cost:APM Member (Early Bird Rate) £195 | Non Member (Early Bird Rate) £230

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Research Methodology Workshop

An APM Study Day, organised by the Science Committee

The programme will include:

  • Critical appraisal overview
  • From the literature to the real world
  • Appraising quantitative literature
  • Assessing quantitative methodological papers
  • Choosing the research question
External Courses

Course Details

Date:Wednesday 20th March 2019
Venue:Saint Michael’s Hospice, Harrogate
Cost:APM Member (Early Bird Rate) £95 | Non Member (Early Bird Rate) £115

Course Links

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