Berufsverband der Ärzte und Psychologischen Psychotherapeuten in der Schmerz- und Palliativmedizin in Deutschland e.V. (BVSD)
The Professional Association of Physicians and Psychological Psychotherapists in Pain and Palliative Care in Germany e.V. (BVSD) is the largest nationally organized professional policy advocacy in pain and palliative care. The BVSD is committed to the interests of its members which he represents towards politics and institutions, government agencies, insurance companies and further bodies in public health insurance. The efficient development of pain management and palliative care is one of the main aims of the association, as well as contract development, co-operation management and quality assurance/management.