Society was established in May 1997. The Society is an academic body of
specialists in Palliative Medicine. Members consist of local medical practitioners
and other health care professionals who are interested in Palliative Medicine.
Society firmly believes that:
with advanced incurable illness have a right to quality palliative
care. We are committed to provide care and support to them and their
families, aiming to meet different human needs - physical, psychological,
social and spiritual and even extending the care into the bereavement
dying is a natural process and we do not hasten death or postpone
have organized academic seminars, workshops and international conference,
some in collaboration with other organizations including Hong Kong Hospice
Nurses Association, Society for Promotion of Hospice Care, Training Subcommittee
of Central Co-ordination Committee of Hospice Care, under Hospital Authority.
The following meetings are held regularly:
Palliative Medicine Doctors' Meeting - held bi-monthly for professionals
interested in the field to share their clinical experience. A hosting
unit would present a selected topic with case illustration for discussion.
CME accreditations are granted by HKCP, HKCR, HKCFP and CSHK.
Multidisciplinary Meeting - held four-monthly for the multidisciplinary
teams to share their experience in taking care of hospice patients
and their families.
List of Office Bearers 2014 - 2015
Dr. LAM Wai-man
Dr. LAM Po-tin
Dr. KWOK Oi-ling, Annie
Dr. YUEN KWOK-keung
Dr. SOONG Inda
Dr. CHAN Kin-sang
Dr. SHAM Mau-kwong, Michael
Dr. TSE Man-wah, Doris
Dr. LO Sing-hung
Dr. LAU Kam-shing
Dr. MAK Yi-wood, Yvonne
Dr. WONG Kam-hung
Dr. LO See-kit, Raymond
Dr. LIU King-yin, Rico (ex-officio)
Dr. Derek DOYLE
Prof. Ilora FINLAY
Dr. POON Yeuk-foo
Dr. TSE Chun-yan
Prof. Sir David TODD
Dr. Vincent TSE
Prof. Rosie YOUNG
Full Ordinary Member - Any registrable medical practitioners interested in the field.
Full Life Member - Any registrable medical practitioners interested in the field.
Associate Member - Any health care professionals interested in the field.
enquiry, please contact us at the above telephone/fax attention to the
Secretary, Hong Kong Society of Palliative Medicine
HKSPM Statement on Caring Patients at the End of Life
HKSPM Position Statement on Euthanasia
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Palliative Medicine Doctors Meeting (PMDM) 26 January 2016
12th Hong Kong Palliative Care Symposium
PMDM & MDM 2015-16
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Society for the Promotion of Hospice care
Hong Kong Hospice Nurse Association
Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network
Palliative Care Australia
European Association for Palliative Care
International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Cardiff's Diploma in Palliative Medicine
Palliative Care Courses by Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation, King’s College, London
Singapore Palliative Care Conference 2014
20th International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada 2014
14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care 2015
The 10th International Conference of Grief & Bereavement in Contemporary Society
11th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference, 2015
International Forum on Quality and safety in Healthcare : Asia 2015
Multi-specialty Medical Mega Conference 2015
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