Becoming an APDS member

APDS member and colleagueWe are proud to be a multidisciplinary membership organisation that welcomes the diverse range of professionals working within palliative day services.

Benefits of membership include:

Online community forum: exclusively for APDS members, online forum for sharing best practices, expertise, and ideas. In addition to the forum, members can also upload documents to share any interesting research pieces, articles, or policies relevant to day services.

Locality groups: connect with colleagues close to you for regular meet ups, support, and discussion.

Bespoke day services two day course: provides comprehensive training in the delivery of specialist palliative care within day services setting, and equips professionals with the tools to deliver high quality services that meet the needs of all attendees.

Reduced fees for the APDS annual conference: featuring insightful workshops and lectures, delivered by carefully selected key speakers. A rich learning programme interspersed with social activities, networking, plus open debate and discussion among members.

Membership is open to any day service department operating within the UK. The current rate for membership is £60 for unit membership.

Terms and Conditions:

1. The membership year runs from 1 January to 31 December. Existing subscriptions are due for renewal during January each year.
2. If a member forgets to renew at that time the full fee will be charged regardless of which point in the year the membership is renewed.
3. Membership benefits will cease on 31 March if existing members have not renewed.

To apply for membership, please click the ‘join’ button below, complete the contact form, and our administrator will be in touch shortly.