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Just launched!

Palliative Care – Celebrating Nurses Contributions It’s here! Your personal copy of the ‘Palliative Care – Celebrating Nurses‘ report. 2020 was the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife and what a year it was. Delayed due to COVID-19, ICPCN, working in partnership with WHPCA and IAHPC are delighted to be able to launch this […]

Thank you Paul

ICPCN says thank you to its outgoing Board Chair At the beginning of March 2021 the ICPCN board Chair Paul Quilliam stepped down from his role as Chair and Board member of ICPCN. Paul took over as Chair in May 2019 at the ICPCN Board meeting in Berlin, and has served as a Board member […]

Statement on the new WHO pain guidelines

We welcome the release of these new guidelines and recognise the challenges and limitations that exist when developing guidelines such as these. Read our full statement ICPCN Pain Guidelines statement. 

Funding & Scholarship opportunities

There are two we would like to share with you. The True Colours Trust Small Grant Programme Round 23 which supports palliative care providers across Africa (deadline 4th March) and The Palliative Care Education Scholarship Fund for Nurses and Social Workers – APCA in partnership with GPIC in the USA provide a limited number of competitive […]

International Childhood Cancer Day

International Childhood Cancer Day, held on 15 February each year, is a global collaborative campaign to raise awareness and promote an increased appreciation and deeper understanding of the challenges faced by children and adolescents with cancer, the survivors and their families. ICCD spotlights the need for more equitable access to treatment and care for all […]

WHO issues new guidelines on the management of chronic pain in children

Children and adolescents have the right to high-quality treatments to manage their pain. New World Health Organisations guidelines say care for children with chronic pain must be child- and family-centred & included in all universal health coverage schemes. You can find the guidelines here: WHO issues new guidelines on the management of chronic pain in […]