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Palliative care for the under 5s

Children's Hospice Association Scotland and NHS Lothian

Thursday, 2 February 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

Palliative care for the under 5s

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A Diana Children's Nurse led one day conference to promote awareness of the need for excellent palliative care for those under 5 who have life shortening conditions, as well as their families, and how that care can be practically delivered.

Chair Sally Egan and Ben Stenson

Confirmed Guest Speakers Include:

  • Dr Catherine Calderwood, Chief Medical Officer for Scotland - Realistic Medicine.
  • Alex Mancini, Pan London Lead Nurse for Neonatal Palliative Care Chelsea & Westminster Foundation Trust and the True Colours Trust - Overview of current practices.
  • Dr Edile Murdoch - Collaborative work with the NHS, Hospital, Community and Hospice.
  • Dr Pat Carragher, Medical Director, CHAS - Children in Scotland requiring Palliative Care: identifying numbers and needs (The ChiSP Study).


Do you have questions about Palliative care for the under 5s? Contact Children's Hospice Association Scotland and NHS Lothian

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John McIntyre Conference Centre
18 Holyrood Park Road
EH16 5AY Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Thursday, 2 February 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)


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Children's Hospice Association Scotland and NHS Lothian

CHAS is a charity that provides the only hospice services in Scotland for children and young people who have life-shortening conditions for which there is no known cure. CHAS runs two children’s hospices, Rachel House in Kinross and Robin House in Balloch, and a home care service called CHAS at Home.

For further information about CHAS please access their website on http://www.chas.org.uk/

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