Children’s palliative care needs are not being met
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Children’s palliative care needs are not being met

Christine Walker @RCNi_Christine Editor, Nursing Children and Young People

There is a serious lack of 24-hour community cover for parents of children with life-limiting conditions who require palliative care. This means that some parents, faced with a situation beyond their control, face a trip to the emergency department to get the nursing and medical care they need.

Nursing Children and Young People. 30, 2, 5-5. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.30.2.5.s1

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