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Children’s palliative care champion & ICPCN Board member receives MBE for her work in China

We are very proud of our International Board of Trustees member, Lyn Gould, on her recent award of an MBE from HRH The Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace in London. Congratulations from all of us at ICPCN, Lyn. On Tuesday 17th October 2017, Lyn Gould, was officially awarded her MBE (Member of the Most Excellent […]

Submission of abstract deadline extended for 3rd ICPCN Conference in Durban

Perhaps you forgot or didn’t get around to submitting your abstract for the 3rd ICPCN Conference. If so, there’s good news. The organising committee of the 3rd ICPCN Conference are pleased to announce that the deadline for the submission of abstracts has been extended by 2 weeks to Friday 24 November 2017.   All members of the multidisciplinary […]

Seminar: Understanding International Research on Children’s Palliative Care – The ICPCN Experience

Professor Julia Downing will address the topic Understanding International Research on Children’s Palliative Care -The ICPCN experience at a seminar on 22 November at King’s College in London. As part of a seminar and lecture series, Professor Julia Downing, Honorary Professor at  Makerere University and Chief Executive of the International Children’s Palliative Care Network will be speaking […]

ICPCN Training of Trainers course held in Czech Republic

Last week, ICPCN provided a week-long Training of Trainers (ToT) Course in Prague, in the Czech Republic. Following on from an introductory course on children’s palliative care held in the capital city in June and a more advanced course in September, a group of 10 medical professionals were trained to help them become proficient  trainers in […]