Category Archives: CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE

Lessons to be learned from children and adolescents approaching end of life – An interview with Dr Lorna Fraser, winner of the 2018 EAPC Post-Doctoral Award

Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research.  We talk to Dr Lorna Fraser, winner of the 2018 EAPC Post-Doctoral … Continue reading

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Together We Can: Free resources to help you set up a volunteering support service for families of sick children

Lizzie Chambers, Development Director, Together for Short Lives, UK, rolled up her sleeves to volunteer in the home of a family caring for a child with a life-limiting condition. Lizzie explains how her organisation has developed the Family Support Volunteering … Continue reading

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Spain’s first paediatric palliative care unit

Last year, in collaboration with the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Paediatric Taskforce, we published a series of posts about children’s palliative care with examples of initiatives that aim to improve care for children, young people and their families. This … Continue reading

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Developing support for children and young people: The All-Ukrainian Association of Palliative and Hospice Care

Last year, in collaboration with the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Paediatric Taskforce, we published a series of posts about children’s palliative care with examples of initiatives that aim to improve care for children, young people and their families. This … Continue reading

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What it means to be a parent of a dying child

Kristina Thomas, Senior Research Fellow and Anna Collins, Research Fellow, Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia, explain the background to their longer article selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in the December issue of Palliative Medicine.  We have been … Continue reading

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2016 – the year we raised more awareness about children’s palliative care in Norway

Continuing our series of posts, in collaboration with the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Paediatric Taskforce, about children’s palliative care with examples of initiatives that aim to improve care for children, young people and their families. Today, Natasha Pedersen, … Continue reading

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The ICPCN – networking palliative care globally

Contininuing our series of posts, in collaboration with the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Paediatric Taskforce, about children’s palliative care with examples of initiatives that aim to improve care for children, young people and their families. Today, Professor Julia … Continue reading

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