Tag Archives: CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE

Becoming a research expert in paediatric palliative care: 10 top tips at the Meet-the-Experts session #EAPC2020

Only 23 days to #EAPC2020 … The 11th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care which, for the first time, will take place online with live interactive sessions on 7 to 9 October. Professor Joanne Wolfe (USA) and Professor … 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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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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