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Mother’s Day Mourning – a blog on supporting grieving moms on Mother’s Day

Lanise Shortell serves her local community as a perinatal and paediatric hospice nurse in Atlanta, Georgia. She facilitates family centered grief groups and speaks internationally to spiritual leaders on the importance of family grief support to enhance communities around the world. In her latest blog post written for ICPCN, Lanise looks at the ‘bone deep’ […]

Paediatric Palliative Care in resource-poor countries

Children, an international open access journal of paediatrics published monthly online by MDPI has recently published a paper focusing on the great need for paediatric palliative care in resource poor countries. The paper was written by Julia Downing, Sue Boucher, Busi Nkosi and Alex Daniels. The authors write that “there is a great need for paediatric […]

Inspiration, Innovation, Integration – get it all at #ICPCNCON3

The 3rd ICPCN Conference taking place in Durban, South Africa in May and June this year promises to be a unique and enriching experience for those who attend. With an exciting and diverse line-up of world class speakers and a programme designed to provide inspiration and information for all members of the multi-disciplinary team, time […]

Children’s Palliative Care arrives in Mozambique

A partnership between Mozambique Palliative Care Association (MOPCA), African Palliative Care Association (APCA), True Colours Trust (TCT) and ICPCN has resulted in the training in children’s palliative care of 19 Mozambican health professionals. The training took place from 19 – 23 March 2018. Alex Daniels, Education Officer for ICPCN, filed the following report. The first […]