Chapter 17. Children's Palliative Care in the Hospice and the Community

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair2,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist3 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer4
  1. Elizabeth-Anne (Libby) Gold Nursing Director general nurse member

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch17

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Gold, E.-A. (2009) Children's Palliative Care in the Hospice and the Community, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch17

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. Robin House Children's Hospice, 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:

  • Children's hospices;
  • Children likely to need palliative care;
  • Multidisciplinary working;
  • Care of young people;
  • Bereavement support;
  • Children's palliative care in the community;
  • New opportunity fund (NOF);
  • Paediatric oncology outreach;
  • Diana nurses (England);
  • Community children's nurses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Background

  • Children's hospices

  • Children's palliative care in the community

  • Conclusion

  • References