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 2017 - 2018
Dr. YUEN Kwok Keung
Dr. WONG Kam Hung
Dr. KWOK Oi Ling
Dr. NG Sheung Ching, Jeffrey
Dr. SOONG Sung, Inda
Dr. CHAN Kin Sang
Dr. CHEN Wai Tsan
Dr. LAM Po Tin
Dr. LIU King Yin, Rico
Dr. LO Sing Hung
Dr. LO See Kit, Raymond
Dr. SIU Wai Kwan Steven
Dr. WOO Kam Wing
Dr. LAM Wai Man (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
Ethics & Policy
HKSPM Statement on Proposal for Development of End-of-Life Care Policy in Hong Kong (24 Jun 2014)
HKSPM Position Statement on Euthanasia
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Palliative Medicine Doctors' Meeting on 30 Oct 2018
Timetable of Palliative Medicine Doctors’ Meeting (PMDM) & Multi-Disciplinary Meeting (MDM) in 2018
Recent Topics Presented in Palliative Medicine Doctors Meeting (PMDM)
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Society for the Promotion of Hospice care
Hong Kong Palliative Nursing 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
22nd International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada 2018
16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Berlin, Germany 2019
13th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference, Surabaya, Indonesia 2019
Multi-specialty Medical Mega Conference 2018
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