Category Archives: CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE

Why my hat’s on for children’s palliative care – #HatsOn4CPC

CELEBRATING HATS ON FOR CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE – FRIDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2018 – a day to raise international awareness of the work of children’s hospices and children’s palliative care services worldwide.  Lizzie Chambers, Director of Research and Programmes, Together for … Continue reading

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Celebrating Hats On for Children’s Palliative Care – #HatsOn4CPC – 2018  

HATS ON FOR CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE – FRIDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2018 – a day to raise international awareness of the work of children’s hospices and children’s palliative care services worldwide. Ahead of this year’s Hats on for Children’s Palliative Care, Professor … Continue reading

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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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