Children’s and young people’s palliative care: good practice guidelines
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Children’s and young people’s palliative care: good practice guidelines

Katrina McNamara-Goodger Head of policy and practice, ACT (Association for Children’s Palliative Care)
Cooke Bristol Rachel Children’s community matron, Children’s Community Nursing Service, Newham Primary Care Trust

Recent UK government guidelines set out the direction in which children’s palliative care services should be moving. Nurses working in the community should combine these guidelines with other care pathways and best practice charters to provide the best possible child-centred palliative care.

Primary Health Care. 19, 2,40-48. doi: 10.7748/phc2009.03.19.2.40.c6898