About APPM 

The aims of the APPM are: 

To promote the practice of paediatric palliative medicine and the development of standards of good practice 
To ensure appropriate standards of education, training and practice of paediatric palliative medicine including through the work of the Royal Colleges of Paediatrics and Child Health, the Royal College of General Practitioners and other relevant institutions 
To promote equity of access to appropriate and effective paediatric palliative care services 
To identify priorities for paediatric palliative care research, providing direction and facilitation for research as appropriate 
To promote co-operation and collaboration with other professionals, statutory and voluntary organizations involved in the care of children and young people with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions and their families 
To maintain formal links and effective communication between relevant medical colleges and other national and international bodies 
For more information about membership of the APPM contact Together for Short Lives on 
appm@togetherforshortlives.org.uk 
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