HKSPM Newsletter 2021 Issue 1 May

Newsletter of Hong Kong Society of Palliative Medicine
May 2021 Issue 1
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Message from Chairman, HKSPM

Caring in the seasons of visiting restriction
Dr. NG Sheung Ching Jeffrey
HKSPM Newsletter 2021 May Issue 1 p2-3
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Education seminars and meetings
HKSPM Newsletter 2021 May Issue 1 p3
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Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide (PAS): Restatement of the Position of the Hong Kong Society of Palliative Medicine
Dr. LAM Wai Man
HKSPM Newsletter 2021 May Issue 1 p4-5
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Patients’ concerns extracted from the narrations of their life stories and the roles of the facilitator in conducting life review
Dr. KWAN Wai Man Cecilia
HKSPM Newsletter 2021 May Issue 1 p6-11
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Palliative Medicine Doctors’ Meeting

A gentleman with interstitial lung disease
Dr. HO Chun Wing
HKSPM Newsletter 2021 May Issue 1 p12-18
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Cluster Inter-hospital Palliative Care Consultation Service – How can it help?
Dr. POON Yin
HKSPM Newsletter 2021 May Issue 1 p19-22
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Brain Metastases – Symptomatic Management and Oncological Treatment
Dr. WONG Ka Ming Iris
HKSPM Newsletter 2020 May Issue 1 p23-27
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Refractory Lymphoedema of Head & Neck Cancers: What are the Palliative Care Options?
Dr. LI Chi To Kevin, Dr. MOK Ka Wai Alice
HKSPM Newsletter 2021 May Issue 1 p28-32
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Palliative Medicine Doctors’ Meeting 2021-5-25

Date25 May 2021 (Tuesday)
Time6:00pm – 7:30 pm
Topics1. The palliative care journey of a young adult with life-limiting neurodevelopmental disorder marching from Pediatric to Adult Clinics
2. Hypoglycemia in an advanced cancer patient – as her first, her last and her only symptom
PresentersTuen Mun Hospital
United Christian Hospital
RegistrationRegistration Form
Deadline: 20 May 2021

[Event promotion] 14th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference

The 14th Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Conference will be held virtually for the first time on 13-14 Nov 2021. Exciting lectures and workshops are coming your way!

Event14th Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Conference
Date13-14 November 2021 (Saturday, Sunday)
FormatOnline Conference
OrganiserAsia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care network
Hospice Palliative Care Japan
Conference Websitehttps://site2.convention.co.jp/aphc2021/
Call for abstractshttps://site2.convention.co.jp/aphc2021/abstract/
Deadline: 26 April 2021 (Monday)

[Event Promotion] HKSCPC Live Webinar Annual Symposium 2021

Event Hong Kong Society of Children Palliative Care Annual Symposium 2021

Date 13 March 2021 (Saturday)

Time 2:00pm – 5:15pm

Venue S.K.H Holy Carpenter Church Community Centre Hall
4/F, 1 Dyer Avenue, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Format Online (zoom) & In-person (30 quota – first come first serve)

Organiser The Hong Kong Society of Children’s Palliative Care
S.K.H. Holy Carpenter Church District Elderly Community Centre

Registration https://qrgo.page.link/cnG6X
Deadline for Registration: 12 March 2021

[Event Promotion] HKPDF Professional Talk – Practical approach to managing non-motor complications of Parkinson’s Disease for the non-neurologists

Event HKPDF Professional Talk: Practical approach to managing non-motor complications of Parkinson’s Disease for the non-neurologists

Date 1 April 2021 (Thursday)

Time 6:00pm – 7:00pm (HK time)

Organiser Hong Kong Parkinson’s Disease Fund

Speaker Prof. K. Ray Chaudhuri (UK)

Website http://www.hkpdf.org.hk/activity_tc.php

Registration https://forms.gle/vS13jHFEVujQxW3x5

Registration Deadline: 19 March 2021

Palliative Medicine Doctors’ Meeting 2021-03-30

Date 30 March 2021 (Tuesday)

Time 6:00pm – 7:30 pm

Topics 1. Introduction of An Integrated Breathlessness Service Program in a Palliative Care Ambulatory Center- Proactive Education and Therapeutic Intervention approach
2. Stereotactic body radiotherapy as a primary treatment for spinal metastasis : A single institution experience.

Presenters Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Prince of Wales Hospital

Registration Registration is closed.