Palliative care

The palliative care group aims to stimulate palliative care research in primary care and to consolidate a sound academic research base for palliative care in the community.

Objectives of the group

  • To facilitate palliative care research within primary care, particularly collaborative studies
  • To identify key research questions in the provision of palliative care in the community,    for both malignant and non-malignant illnesses
  • To assist each other and discuss methodological issues in carrying out our research
  • To hence  improve the quality and quantity of end-of-life research conducted in  the community
  • To be a resourse to the SAPC executive when dealing with  issues relating to palliative care
Scott Murray