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BACKGROUND: Despite international developments in paediatric palliative care (PPC), nurses continue to report feeling unprepared, anxious and overwhelmed when caring for patients with palliative care needs. There is an identified need throughout the…

This case study assesses the effect that health and social care had on the chronic life-limiting condition of a young man going through transition from children's to adult services. He was taken into foster care at 16 years old and placed with his…

Over 8,000 children, young people and adults in the UK are affected by cystic fibrosis and although no cure exists, comprehensive therapy started early and administered consistently delays disease progression. This article explores three aspects of…

Children and young people with advanced cancer frequently have a central venous access device (central line) in place which can be used for intravenous medication for symptom management. Those that do not may need a subcutaneous device for medication…

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