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Time for change webinar: Growing numbers, changing needs

23 September 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Together for Short Lives

Together for Short Lives is proud to present this short series of webinars based on some of the key sessions that were due to take place at our cancelled 2020 conference Time for change? A new vision for children’s palliative care.

Check our professional events listing page for details of the other webinars in the series and click on the link to reserve your place.

Growing numbers, changing needs:

What this means in practice for our work across children’s palliative care

  • Make every child count. Key findings from new research into the prevalence of life-limiting and life-threatening conditions in children including an update on the regional data summary.
    Professor Lorna Fraser, Director of the Martin House Research Centre, NIHR Fellow and Senior Lecturer at the University of York.
  • A new economic model for 24-hour end of life care for children at home.
    Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards, Professor of Health Economics and Co-Director of the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines evaluation (CHEME), Bangor University.
    Jane Noyes, Professor in Health and Social Services Research and Child Health, Bangor University.
  • What the rising prevalence of life-limiting and life-threatening conditions in children means in practice.
    Dr Lisa Kauffmann, Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Director of Children’s Community Services, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Increasing needs and the interaction between PICU and hospice.
    Jan Sutherland-Oakes, Director of Clinical Services, Claire House Children’s Hospice.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session, participants will have up to date information about the rising prevalence of life-limiting and life-threatening conditions in children and understand some of the practical implications for children’s palliative care services in the future.

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