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Announcing the ICPCN NOW campaign

In 2015 the ICPCN will celebrate their 10 year anniversary. To mark this milestone, the organisation introduced delegates at the 2nd Congress on Paediatric Palliative Care taking place in Rome to the NOW campaign which aims to increase awareness and funds to develop services for children’s palliative care worldwide. Delegates at the 2nd Congress on …continue reading »

Awareness Alliance launched at the Rome Conference

The ICPCN and the Fondazione Maruzza launched the Awareness Alliance, a collaboration between the two organisations to increase awareness and access to children’s palliative care worldwide.n alliance between the International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) and Fondazione Maruzza, to be known as the “Awareness Alliance”, was launched on 19 November at the opening ceremony of …continue reading »

Abstract submission opens for Cardiff Conference

The public is invited to submit relevant abstracts for the 7th Cardiff International Conference in Paediatric Palliative Care entitled: ‘Medicine and Compassion: Tool for the Trade, or Dangerous Distraction?’ The conference will be held at Cardiff University, Wales, UK, from 8 – 10th July 2015. Download a copy of the First Announcement and Call for …continue reading »

Volunteers sought by pioneer children’s hospice in Hungary

The Light of My Eyes Foundation in Pécs, Hungary is looking for people with relevant skills in children’s palliative care who are willing to volunteer a month or more to provide expertise to their small team working at Dóri House children’s hospice. In 2011, thirty years after the first children’s hospice was built in England, …continue reading »

A beautiful essay for World hospice and palliative care day

To honour the memory of her nephew Giampaolo, Luisella Magnani writes these beautiful thoughts about World hospice and palliative care day and ICPCN’s #hatsonforchildrenshospicecare campaign.  The hat on Children’s head, that hat whose size is larger than the Children’s headsize, is the symbol of protection, covering, embracing, comfort, the symbol of ‘universal coverage of palliative care’. …continue reading »