About this section

The Palliative Care Section’s purpose is to promote a scientific approach to and understanding of the palliative management of patients, their families and carers. The objectives of the Section include to stimulate research collaboration between Section members and other disciplines, to serve as a link between disciplines in palliative care and to disseminate good practice and establish standards.

The RSM Palliative Care COVID-19 webinar series

This Palliative Care webinar series will dive headfirst into palliative care during the COVID-19 pandemic and confront potential challenges and results with numerous professionals in the industry. These webinars will be available to access later online by those who have registered but cannot be present for the live broadcast. Check out and book the webinars below.

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Interested in joining the Section Council?

Section Councils play a pivotal role at the RSM and we are always looking for members who would like to get involved. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and a Council representative will be in touch.

Request an application form

Upcoming palliative care events and webinars

View all events and webinars being run by the Palliative Care Section.

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Webinar

Evidence and impact

Join us virtually for this special annual meeting, which will stimulate and inspire junior doctors, nurses and allied health professionals about the role of research in palliative care. The webinar wi...
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Student prizes & awards

Palliative Care

George Adams Prize
Deadline: 17 October 2022.
Open to: Medical students.
Apply here

Research Prize
Deadline: 17 October 2022.
Open to: Healthcare students and healthcare professionals with master's level research projects, quality improvement or audit in the field of palliative medicine. 
Apply here

Trainee prizes & awards

Palliative Care

There are currently no prizes or awards open for this section.

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Fellow

For working doctors and consultants (FY1 to ST8), retired doctors, and those holding senior management positions in medicine or healthcare.

Fellow

Associate

For scientists and other professionals with a proven interest (or role) in the healthcare sector, but who do not hold a medical qualification.

Associate

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For those studying medicine, dentistry or another healthcare-related subject, who are on their way to becoming a qualified medical or healthcare professional.

Student