Palliative Care is a growing area of interest for doctors from many different branches of clinical medicine such as Family Medicine, Oncology, Paediatrics, Critical Care and Internal Medicine. We are united by a desire to provide person-centered care within the context of serious illnesses.
The Association of Palliative Care Practitioners of South Africa (Palprac) is a non-profit organisation that was formed in May 2018 by a group of South African doctors who are trained in palliative medicine.
Dr Margie Venter, journeyed from oncology to palliative medicine, finding her niche. Read about what palliative care means to her.
The Practical Approach to Care Kit (PACK) supports health care workers in under served communities, in clinical decision making. In line with the South African Palliative Care Policy, clinicians are prompted to consider palliative care alongside usual care in serious illnesses.