Slovenian Association of Palliative and Hospice Care is independent professional unit of Slovenian Medical Association.

This association was formed on 24th October 2011.

The purpose of forming this Association is having a volontary, independent, professional, apolitical, non-profitable, association of medical doctors (equal members). Other professionals can also join (affiliated members) from 2014 on. They are invited to participate in different interest groups.