Tag Archives: CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE

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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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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Paediatric Comfort Teams – a step forward in realising paediatric palliative care in the Netherlands

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 we hear … Continue reading

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The Trieste Charter – The Charter of the Rights of the Dying Child

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, Giovanna Abbiati … Continue reading

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Evaluating palliative care in a neonatal intensive care unit in São Paulo

Ligia Marçola, Neonatologist and Medical Researcher, Unit of Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care, Instituto da Criança do Hospital das Clínicas da FMUSP, São Paulo, Brazil, explains the background to a longer article published in the current issue of the European … Continue reading

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EAPC Paediatric Taskforce is reborn

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

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