Hats On for CPC

Hats On for CPC is an annual ICPCN event aimed at raising awareness of children's palliative care through a global social media campaign.

ICPCN welcome Gill Macdonald

ICPCN and WHPCA have recruited a Communications Manager to work with both organisations.


ICPCN wishes to support its members and all those working in children's palliative care throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

ICPCN E-Learning

ICPCN launches new COVID-19 and children's palliative care e-learning course

CPC Manual

ICPCN's new Case-Based Manual on Children's Palliative Care aimed at a Global audience


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Thank you! #HatsOn4CPC

Last week we were overwhelmed by your contributions to #HatsOn4CPC – our annual awareness raising campaign for children’s palliative care.  You took on the challenge on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to post pictures and films of your Hats (and this year – Masks) across the world, from Peru to Portugal, Kenya to Kuwait, Belgium to […]

ICPCN and WHPCA welcome Gill Macdonald as their new Communications Manager

ICPCN and WHPCA have jointly appointed a new communications manager – Gill MacDonald – to their team. Working 70% for WHPCA and 30% for ICPCN Gill will be responsible for providing a high-quality communications services to promote palliative care for children and audlts worldwide across multiple channels. Gill has nearly 30 years experience writing engaging […]

Hats and Masks On for Children’s Palliative Care #HatsOn4CPC

WHAT IS HATS ON 4 CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE? The second Friday in October, which this year falls on Friday 9th October 2020, is a day for raising international awareness of the work of children’s hospices and children’s palliative care (CPC) services worldwide. Now in its 7th year, the annual campaign is known as  Hats On for Children’s Palliative […]

ALCP Paediatric Committee Webinar Series

  WEBINAR No. 5:   Education for Paediatric Palliative Care Development in Latin America   EDUCATION FROM AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE – Prof. Julia Downing (ICPCN) ECHO: VIRTUAL TRAINING Dr. Mercedes Bernada QELCA © METHODOLOGY Lic. Marcela Specos  La transmisión se realizará vía Zoom y Facebook Live.