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.
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.
Deadline: 1 October 2020
- 1st prize - £500 plus an additional £500 for the winner's chosen charity/hospice and one year's membership to the RSM
- 2nd prize - £250 and one year's membership to the RSM
Open to: Medical students
Applicants are asked to submit an essay or case study of no more than 2,000 words that follows the title: Palliative care in a pandemic - what are we learning? The winning submission must be available to present at the Palliative Care Section meeting in December 2020. Runners up may be invited to present a poster at this event.
*There should be only one author per submission.
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).
Prize: 3 prizes for oral presentations and a poster prize. These will be awarded at the Evidence and Impact session on Wednesday 16 December 2020.
• 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.
Submission deadline: Thursday 1 October 2020
For professionals with a medical, dental or veterinary qualification recognised by GMC, GDC or RCVS.
For professionals working in the healthcare sector or with an interest in healthcare issues and do not qualify for a Fellow membership.
For students studying medicine, dentistry or an undergraduate qualification at an approved UK university.