National funding plan needed for palliative care
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National funding plan needed for palliative care

Sabine Schwaebisch Care team nurse, Helen House in Oxford

Helen House relies on donations but its sister hospice Douglas House is closing due to lack of funds

I do not think there is a better reason for providing highly personalised, holistic and acutely responsive clinical care than looking after a terminally ill child. Good children’s palliative care is based on these specific clinical values, because a dying child should not have to suffer.

Nursing Children and Young People. 30, 3,16-16. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.30.3.16.s15

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