Category Archives: CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE

Love, life, death, and a price. Worth a Ventafridda Award?

Vittorio Ventafridda was a palliative care pioneer and in 2007, the Maruzza Foundation established an award in his honour. It is given each year to a clinician who has demonstrated outstanding initiative and enterprise in the paediatric palliative care sector … Continue reading

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Palliative care for children and young people matters! Working together towards improving palliative care in Europe.

Children and young people are amongst the most hidden patients with palliative care needs. EAPC Children and Young People Taskforce co-chairs Ana Lacerda and Meggie Schuiling-Otten tell us why there is much to be done for children and young people … Continue reading

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Let the children speak! Part 2.

There are just 9 days to go to #EAPC2022! The 12th World Research Congress Online of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) has live sessions on 18 to 20 May 2022, and lots of on-demand content.  Today, we are … Continue reading

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Let the children and young people speak! Part 1.

There are just 14 days to go to #EAPC2022! The 12th World Research Congress Online of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) has live sessions on 18 to 20 May 2022, and lots of on-demand content.  Today, we are … Continue reading

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Just because we can, should we? The TechChild story so far…

Maria Brenner, Professor in Children’s Nursing, Mary Quirke, Research Fellow, Denise Alexander, Research Fellow, and Josephine Greene, Research Assistant, the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Ireland. Here, the authors explain how TechChild offers … Continue reading

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