Government plan needed for children’s palliative care
Katrina McNamara @KatMcACT Director of service development and improvement, Together for Short Lives
Out-of-hours services are vital for families of seriously ill children, yet a charity report reveals a postcode lottery of funding and provision
The report on the commissioning of children’s palliative care services in England, published in November by charity Together for Short Lives, makes challenging reading for those committed to providing quality of life and end of life care for children with life-limiting conditions.
Nursing Standard. 32, 15, 31-31. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.15.31.s23