Become a Member of Palprac

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Palprac Membership 

  1. Prior MBChB qualification; currently in good standing with HPCSA
  2. Palliative Care forms at least part of current practice
  3. Palliative Care qualification (a) or work experience (b) required:

a. recognised postgraduate qualification (Diploma / Masters / PhD)

  • in palliative medicine through the University of Cape Town
  • in palliative medicine through the University of Cardiff
  • other qualifications at the discretion of the board of PalPrac, OR

b. at least 36 months full-time experience in a peer-recognised Palliative Care facility / setting e.g. Hospice. Palprac would encourage these practitioners to obtain a formal palliative medicine qualification.

Membership Fees

Annual membership is payable upfront and runs from February to February or any period thereof.

  • Full Membership ending February 2020: R 500
  • Associate Membership ending February 2020: R 250

Membership criteria will be broadened in time to accommodate other health care providers.

Seed Funding Donations

As we are still a fledgling organization, members who wish to donate seed funding can contact Dr. Teresa Swart via email on or deposit money into the same account, using the reference “Palprac Seed Funding”.