Parents of seriously ill children need dedicated mental health support
Nick Evans Health writer
Rainbow Trust report finds parents of seriously ill children experience ‘shock, fear, anxiety and helplessness’
‘Horrendous’, traumatic’ and the hardest days of my life’ – these are just some of the phrases used by parents to describe the mental and emotional toll of having a child with a life-threatening or terminal illness.
Nursing Children and Young People. 32, 2, 8-9. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.32.2.8.s8