Specialist organisations

Palliative Care Research Society

The Palliative Care Research Society promotes research into all aspects of palliative care and facilitates its dissemination. Membership of the society is open to any individual or organisation who is interested in furthering the society’s aims.

► Palliative Care Research Society website

British Psychosocial Oncology Society

The British Psychosocial Oncology Society aims to advance education and research in psychosocial oncology and to promote increased knowledge of this subject within oncology.

► British Psychosocial Oncology Society website

Association of Palliative Medicine

The Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland (APM) promotes the advancement and development of palliative medicine including research through it’s research champions.

►  Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland (APM) website

► Email APM to identify your local APM Research Champion

UK end of life care Research Interest Group

The UK end of life care Research Interest Group (eolcRIG) brings together 30 health research funders and other organisations that recognise the importance of research to underpin the care of people at the end of life, their carers and families. The group has published a statement of intent to highlight activities the group will pursue such as publicising relevant funding streams available for research in this area and seeking practical and transferable solutions to problems in relation to funding and undertaking end of life care research.

► UK end of life care Research Interest Group (eolcRIG) (NCRI webpage)