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National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professionals

The National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professionals (NCHPP) is the individual membership within NHPCO.  NCHPP is an interdisciplinary-focused and discipline specific forum supporting hospice and palliative care professionals and volunteers through the provision of resources, education, and networking opportunities.  Fifteen discipline-specific NCHPP sections collaborate to enhance the field of end-of-life care, which encompasses palliative, hospice, and bereavement care.  NCHPP's primary purpose is to model and enhance interdisciplinary approaches to end-of-life care.

Apply for NCHPP Membership

Join NHPCO/NCHPP (Note: your organization must be an NHPCO member to gain benefits.)

NCHPP Structure

Learn about the mission and structure of NCHPP

NCHPP Membership Benefits

Discover the many benefits of belonging to this group

NCHPP Sections

NCHPP is composed of fifteen Sections representing the various disciplines (clinical and non-clinical) which constitute hospice and palliative care interdisciplinary organizations.

Apply for NCHPP Steering Committee Service

Serving provides an unprecedented national leadership opportunity for hospice and palliative care professionals.


My.NHPCO.org is a professional networking community that connects you with colleagues in your Section (discipline) and others across the country

NCHPP Awards

Recognition of hospice volunteers who best reflect the universal concept of volunteerism in its truest sense – serving as inspiration to others.

NCHPP Resources

Tools, reports, guidelines, products and more

History of NCHPP

Learn about the history of National Hospice and Palliative Professionals