The Association for Paediatric Palliative Medicine represents doctors working in paediatric palliative care across all care settings in the UK 

About us 
 
APPM represents all Doctors, nurses and allied health professionals working in the area of Paediatric Palliative Medicine in hospital, hospice and community settings. It seeks to support practice and training for all doctors and other health professionals working in this area of medicine. 
 
The APPM was formed in November 2009 following a merger of 
the Children's Hospice UK doctors' group and the British Society for Paediatric Palliative Medicine (BSPPM) 
NEWS: 2023 study day dates 
After a successful 2022 study and research days, we will be running a two day event on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th November 2023 in Birmingham. The two day event will include the option to attend for one or both days.  
Day one: Education and training in paediatric palliative care  
Day two: Clinical study day 
As always it is a great opportunity to catch up with colleagues and perhaps even learn something! 
 
We will be launching the latest edition of APPM formulary (currently in development) and presenting our topic specfic clinical guidelines including both completed topics and in development.  
 
We look forward to see you there. 
 
Bookings will open early next year.....for the early bird discount! 
 
 
 
 

The APPM and Paediatric Palliative Medicine CSAC have issued a joint statement on medical workforce (November 2021) 

Medication guidance update on alternatives to MST granules and buccal Diamorphine  

We are pleased to announce three new, exciting, annual APPM competitions (open to members and non-members). 

Undergraduate Essay Writing Competition 

Photography Competition 

Postgraduate Audit Prize 

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