International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN)

The International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) is the only global organisation working to improve access to palliative care for the more than 21 million children worldwide who need it. ICPCN is recognised as the world leader in children’s palliative care (CPC) and has a globally renowned expert leadership, a wealth of educational resources and a network of members in over 140 countries. Through its network, ICPCN are uniquely placed to advise, educate and support at a national, regional and international level on best practice in CPC. As a central repository for information relating to CPC, and with a global perspective of what is happening in the field, ICPCN are in an ideal position to strategically advocate for the development and improvement of services, the creation of palliative care policies, that include children and their families, and the implementation of these policies, thus increasing access to CPC.

ICPCN’s Vision is that all children living with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition and their families, will have seamless access to palliative care in order to alleviate serious health-related suffering and enhance their quality of life.

The role

ICPCN is supporting the project communication and dissemination as well as providing technical input in the different aspects of patient identification, needs assessment and Advance Care Planning

Prof Julia Downing

Prof Julia Downing, PHD

Chief Executive

Lizzie Chambers

Lizzie Chambers

Programme Manager

Howard Nyaga

Communications Manager

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