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Paediatric palliative care – a personal perspective

The NSW Paediatric Palliative Care Programme provides care and support to children or young people who have a life threatening illness and their families. Elizabeth Shepherd, Program Development and Quality Manger, Palliative Care at Sydney Children’s Hospital Network shares her perspective with Caresearch: My name is Elizabeth Shepherd and I am the Program Development and [...]

By |2016-12-15T01:03:07+11:00September 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Paediatric palliative care workshop

Are you a health or allied health professional who would like to learn more about paediatric palliative care? If so, attending “A Palliative Approach – Caring for children with a life-limiting illness” could be for you. This November in Newcastle, PEPA (Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach) will be hosting free interactive workshops. Their [...]

By |2016-12-15T03:12:23+11:00September 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Beyond the Primary Caregiver: Supporting the other people in a palliative patient’s circle

At both ends of the generational pendulum lie two groups that may seem to be daunting to some: children and the senior population. These are specialty populations because there are unique considerations with aspects of their medical care, especially within the framework of palliative and hospice care.Here Allie Shukraft, paediatric palliative care social worker, and [...]

By |2017-02-02T15:13:48+11:00June 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Critical ethical issues in paediatric end-of-life care

The NSW Ministry of Health regularly co-hosts clinical ethics forums with local health districts and specialty networks. Each forum explores a specific clinical ethics topic through expert presentations and discussion of case scenarios. On March 18, the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network and the NSW Department of Health co-hosted a clinical ethics forum about issues in [...]

By |2016-12-15T05:14:55+11:00March 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments