Palliative care for the under 5s
Thursday, 2 February 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)
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).
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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/