Caring for children with complex and continuing health needs
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Caring for children with complex and continuing health needs

Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor Practice development fellow, The Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University

Advances in medicine and technology mean that more children can survive with complex and continuing health problems. These children have specific needs that healthcare professionals should consider when providing and planning care. This article discusses home care provision, equipment and funding as well as family support needs.

Nursing Standard. 19, 42,41-47. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.06.19.42.41.c3900

Correspondence

jhtaylor@bournemouth.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review