Paediatric

The Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) is dedicated to promoting hospice and palliative care in Asia and the Pacific.

What happens when palliative care intersects with other specialties?

Loving Brandon was hard. Not because of Brandon – he was a beautiful boy. He had beautiful eyes and a gentle heart.  He loved massages ...
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Communication – Paediatric Longitudinal Assessment of Needs (PLAN)

From Lien Collaborative for Palliative Care Newsletter The Paediatric Longitudinal Assessment of Needs (PLAN) framework, designed and used by the team to facilitate interdisciplinary communication during ...
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Barry Ashpole’s Media Watch (#481)

The latest issue of Media Watch, compiled and annotated by Barry R. Ashpole (Ontario, Canada) can now be downloaded here. More reports can be found ...
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Fallen Angels – Mahesh’s Story

From the eHospice newsletter Mahesh was diagnosed with bone cancer soon after his birth and was brought to the major cities in southern India, to ...
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Story about Paediatric Palliative Care shared on China television programme

Republished with permission from Butterfly Children's Hospice, China Community Hero is a CCTV documentary program, which supports public welfare projects and promotes community action. As ...
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12th Annual Paediatric Palliative Care Symposium at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Sign up today! Date Thursday 3 March 2016 Time 8.30am – 4.20pm (Registration from 8am) Venue Lorimer Dods Lecture Theatre The Children’s Hospital at Westmead ...
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New Zealand Guidelines go live

This article originally appeared in ehospice Dr Emily Chang, a paediatrician with the Starship Paediatric Palliative Care Team, reports on the launch of the Clinical ...
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Participate in the Paediatric Palliative Care Survey

Dear esteemed colleagues and fellow PPC practitioners, After a successful service mapping exercise last year, the PPC SIG has conceived a brand new survey! We ...
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iPDF – International Paediatric Palliative Care Discussion Forum Online Now!

The Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) launched its first paediatric palliative care initiative, the International Paediatric Palliative Care Discussion Forum, abbreviated as the ...
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International Paediatric Palliative Care Discussion Forum (iPDF) – Starts today!

Dear fellow palliative care colleagues On behalf of the Paediatric Palliative Care Special Interest Group (PPC SIG) of the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network ...
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Paediatric Palliative Care Course in India

Dear members and friends Department of Palliative Medicine, Tata Memorial Centre, E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai is organizing a Training program for doctors and nurses ...
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ANZ Position Statement on Paediatric Palliative Care and Paediatric Palliative Care Briefing

"Paediatric palliative care aims to provide the best quality of life for neonates, infants, children and adolescents faced with life threatening conditions. Caring for young ...
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