Chapter 15. The History and Ethos of Palliative Care for Children and Young People

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair2,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist3 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer4
  1. Shirley Potts Senior Lecturer counsellor

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch15

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Potts, S. (2009) The History and Ethos of Palliative Care for Children and Young People, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Ayrshire Hospice and The University of The West of Scotland, UK

  2. 3

    School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery of the University of West of Scotland, UK

  3. 4

    University of the West of Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. Liverpool Hope University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169974

Online ISBN: 9781444322705

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Keywords:

  • The children's hospice movement;
  • Medical conditions requiring palliative care;
  • Education and the dying child;
  • Psychosocial issues;
  • ‘Better care: better lives’;
  • The Association of Children's Hospices (ACH);
  • Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Background

  • History

  • The children's hospice movement

  • Medical conditions requiring palliative care

  • Education and the dying child

  • Psychosocial issues

  • The way ahead

  • References