Theme: Palliative Care Is Everyone's Business

1.InclusiveDisease and Clinical Conditions: every discipline of medical care, all age groups, and every care setting
2.RelevantInvolves a whole bio-psycho-socio-cultural and existential multidisciplinary team approach to every patient with many ethical considerations and conversations
3.SustainableWith the assistance of health systems (policy makers, regulators, medical schemes) to ensure access and integration


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Moderated by PALPRAC Moderated by PatchSA Moderated by HPCA
08h00 – 12h30 The management of treatment-resistant and complex pain in the palliative care setting Managing children’s total pain and distressing symptoms through whole-person care Home-Based Palliative Care
12h30 – 13h30 Lunch Lunch Lunch
13h30 – 17h00 Integrating palliative care into the ICU setting The law, ethics, and shared decision-making in children’s palliative care Providing dignity and relief from suffering at the end of life
18:30 – 20:00

Cocktail event
Welcome from Conference Chairs: Dr Margie Venter and Dr Julia Ambler
Welcoming Address: Mrs Tracy Winde