Linges’ Story – Royal Palliative Care Advocacy
“Just the sheer fact that someone as high profile as HRH Raja Zarith or HRH The Duchess of Cambridge are both serious and passionate about this movement automatically makes it a subject worth discussing.” Gail Featherstone, Wife of the Former British High Commissioner to Malaysia.
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the largest children’s health care organization in the U.S.A, with 381 staffed beds at its two hospital campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis. An independent, not-for-profit health care system, Children’s of Minnesota provides care through over 13,000 inpatient visits and more than 200,000 emergency room and other outpatient visits each year.
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, the largest paediatric centre in NSW, is world-renowned for its high quality, specialised treatment of sick children.
Part of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network, it provides specialist care for children from around Australia and across the Pacific Rim as well as community education, advocacy for improved child health and ground-breaking research into childhood illnesses, all in a positive, caring and healing environment.
So much more than end-of-life care
Guest Blog by Janice Eason
Kali would not be here today if it would not have been for the help of her pain and palliative care team. They have been with her since the beginning and are still a part of her life today. The work they do is so much more than end of life care which is what I originally thought when I first met Dr. F.
Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst
Guest Blog by Dr Stefan Friedrichsdorf
Pediatric Palliative Care is making sure that children facing a serious illness can live as long as possible, as well possible. While we hope for the best, we prepare for the worst.