Workforce and job planning

Physician workforce The number of palliative medicine physicians recorded in the 2016–17 census of consultants and higher specialty trainees in the UK is: Role... more

Education and training

Specialist training in palliative medicine includes: a working knowledge of the similarities, differences and relationships of practice in hospital, community and primary ca... more

Research and innovation

Palliative medicine is a relatively new specialty. Improvements are driven by seeking evidence for effectiveness, identifying deficits in treatments and striving to apportion... more