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PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS

Palliative Care Research Society

The Palliative Care Research Society is dedicated to promoting research into all aspects of palliative care and to facilitating its dissemination. Membership of the society is open to any individual or organisation who is interested in furthering the society's aims.

British Psychosocial Oncology Society

The British Psychosocial Oncology Society (BPOS) is a multi-disciplinary organisation founded in 1983. Its aims are to advance education and research in psychosocial oncology and to promote increased knowledge of this subject within oncology. It welcomes new members interested in the psychological and social factors associated with cancer, from any professional group.

Association of Palliative Medicine

The Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland (APM) is an association for doctors who work in hospices and specialist palliative care units in hospitals. Formed in 1986, it now has approximately 1000 members from all over the UK and includes doctors based overseas. The APM exists to promote the advancement and development of palliative medicine and is recognised as representing physicians at all grades who work in palliative medicine and those with an interest in the specialty.