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May 15 2017
A New Zealand perspective on palliative care
Seeking cost-efficient and cost-effective models of quality children's palliative care, to ensure that more children with life-limiting illnesses get the support they need should be key to Together for Short Lives' new strategy, says Ross Drake, from the Starship Child Health service in Auckland, New Zealand.
May 12 2017
An Argentine perspective on palliative care
Access to medical services and treatments are patchy across Latin America, and there is an urgent need for palliative care resources and advocacy to give young people a voice, says Rut Kiman, a consultant in children's palliative care in Buenos Ares
May 11 2017
An American perspective on palliative care
Why can't we just do it like the Brits? The Medical Director of the Pediatric Palliative Care Program at the CS Mott Children's Hospital in Michigan gives his perspective from the US.
May 10 2017
A Kenyan perspective on palliative care
A world where palliative care is accessible, affordable and available for children in need all over the world should be the goal for 2028.
May 08 2017
Byw Nawr takes the stage
Byw Nawr is making a difference across Wales and going from strength to strength. Find out how Byw Nawr is celebrating this year's Dying Matters Week
May 08 2017
What Can You Do?
Katrina McNamara, Together for Short Lives, asks why can’t we talk so openly about human death? When did the barriers about talking about death and dying creep into our culture? Could we ever talk about children dying?
May 03 2017
A Norwegian perspective on palliative care
Sabine Kraft from the International Children’s Palliative Care Network talks about what she thinks makes great children’s palliative care.
May 03 2017
The world can be a much better place
Mansi Shah shares her aspirations for what great children’s palliative care could look like in 2028 from her perspective and work at Happy Feet Home Foundation in Mumbai, India – India’s first children’s hospice.
Apr 24 2017
Technological potential for future CPC
I doubt many people who know me will be surprised to learn that I believe the future of children’s palliative care should involve emerging technologies to improve wellbeing.
Apr 21 2017
5 characteristics of great palliative care
Rachel Wright gives a parent's view on what great palliative care should look like in 10 years' time