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Hats On 4 CPC

Our annual Hats On 4 CPC Day falls on Friday 14 October 2016. A day to raise awareness and funds for the work of ICPCN and those who provide this important care to children around the world.


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Support our #Hatson4CPC event on 14 October

Our 3rd annual ‘Hats On 4 CPC’ event will take place on 14 October. We hope you will join in and raise funds and awareness for children’s palliative care by wearing a hat to work and school. 

Watch our beautiful Global Ambassador, Micheline Etkin, as she encourages everyone to get involved and be part of the ‘Hats On’ campaign.

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Olivia Newton-John, Beth Nielsen Chapman and Amy Sky Create ‘LIV ON’

LIV ON is  a new album to aid and comfort those experiencing grief and loss while using the power of music to heal. International superstar and multiple Grammy Award-winner Olivia Newton-John, Grammy nominee Beth Nielsen Chapman and SOCAN Award-winner Amy Sky are lending their vocal and songwriting talents to create LIV ON, a collaborative, newly recorded eleven-song […]


Count down begins to Hats on 4 CPC

We are counting down the weeks until our annual Hats on 4 CPC campaign. The campaign, which is currently in its third year of running will take place on Friday 14 October 2016. Hats on 4 CPC is a wonderful way to raise awareness and funds for children’s palliative care worldwide. Whether you are a school, business, […]


First child euthanised in Belgium since lifting of age restriction

A BBC report published on 17 September announced that for the first time since the lifting of the age restrictions for euthanasia in 2014, a 17-year-old child has been helped to die in Belgium. Belgium is the only country that allows minors of any age to choose to die in this manner, with the neighbouring […]

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Report on highlights from the 2nd ICPCN conference published in ecancer

The open access cancer journal from the European Institute of Oncology and the OECI, ecancer recently published a report on the ICPCN’s 2nd Conference, Children’s Palliative Care ….Now! that took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina in May of 2016. The report, entitled Children’s palliative care now! Highlights from the second ICPCN conference on children’s palliative […]