About this event

  • Date and time Mon 13 Dec 2021 from 9:30am to 1:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Palliative Care

This special annual meeting, this year in webinar form, will stimulate and inspire junior doctors, nurses and allied health professionals about the role of research in palliative care. The Palliative Care Section: Evidence and Impact Research Prize will also be given at this meeting. Please scroll down for more information on how to apply.

The webinar will showcase master’s level research and quality improvement projects, discuss the challenges and opportunities for research in palliative care and provide an opportunity for aspiring researchers to network with peers, academics and clinicians. All with the aim of building the next generation of researchers in palliative care.

Learning objectives include:

  • Develop an understanding of research methodologies and careers opportunities in academic palliative care 
  • Identify key opportunities and challenges for research in the context of palliative care
  • Learn about current research topics in palliative care

Join us for an unmissable chance to network and connect with fellow researchers. An interactive meeting room will give participants the opportunity to create a new network for palliative care peers and clinicians. 

A limited number of bursary places are available for this meeting. Please contact palliative@rsm.ac.uk to apply for a place, including your reason for applying.

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View the programme

Welcome and introduction
Oral prize presentation 1

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Oral prize presentation 2

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Oral prize presentation 3

To be confirmed

Break and poster viewing 1

Oral prize presentation 4

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Oral prize presentation 5

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Oral prize presentation 6

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Break and poster viewing 2

George Adams prize award and presentation

Break and poster viewing 3

Keynote speaker
Question and answer session
Announcement of prize winners
Closing remarks
Close of meeting



Research prize for this meeting:

Palliative Care Section: Evidence and Impact Research Prize

Prize: 3 prizes for oral presentations and a poster prize. These will be awarded at the Evidence and Impact session on Monday 13 December 2021. The 6 highest scoring abstracts will be invited to give an oral presentation and the remainder of sufficient quality will be asked to produce a poster at the Palliative Care event Monday 13 December 2021.

•   1st prize -  £250 plus a year's free membership
•   2nd prize - £100
•   3rd prize -  £50
•   Poster prize - £50

Open to: Healthcare students and healthcare professionals with master's level research projects, quality improvement or audit in the field of palliative medicine.

Deadline: Monday 18 October 2021

Application guidelines: We would like to invite submissions of abstracts for poster and/or oral presentations to showcase current research in palliative care from master's research or quality improvement/audit projects (no more than 300 words). 


Apply here

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.  

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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