2016 SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE
“Building Bridges- Home, Hospital and Hospice” FARMLEIGH, DUBLIN 22nd-23rd April 2016
A BIG THANK YOU to all presenters for allowing us to share their presentations from the Conference, some of which can be which can be viewed here on video or which are available to download on the links below.
Please Note: Some of our speakers have chosen not to upload their presentations due to data protection issues or the sensitive nature of the content.
- “Children’s Palliative Care – Celebrating 5 Years of Irish Policy” – Dr Mary Devins, Consultant Paediatrician with a Special Interest in Paediatric Palliative Medicine, OLCHC
- “From Policy to Implementation – nurturing the growth of children’s palliative care to become a dynamic evolving specialty in its own right” – Sheilagh Reaper-Reynolds, National Lead for Palliative Care in the HSE
- “Applying Economic Principles to Children’s Palliative Care: how it can help” – Professor Charles Normand, Edward Kennedy Chair in Health Policy & Management, Trinity College, Dublin
- “Home is where the Heart is – providing Respite in Children’s Palliative Care” – Dr Julie Ling, CEO European Association of Palliative Care
- “Changing Referral Patterns to a Children’s Palliative Care Service after the appointment of a Consultant Paediatrician with a Special Interest in Paediatric Palliative Medicine” – Imelda Hurley, CNS in Paediatric Palliative Care, OLCHC
- “Prioritisation of Future Research Topics in Paediatric Palliative Care in Ireland: A Delphi study” – Claire Quinn, Head of Research, LauraLynn Children’s Hospice/Lecturer NUI Galway
- “Development of the PaedPAL Task (Tool for Assessing Skills and Knowledge) to assist professional learning and development in children’s palliative care nursing” – Claire Quinn, Head of Research, LauraLynn Children’s Hospice/Lecturer NUI Galway
- “After Death Care: The Process” – Dr Michael McDermott, Consultant in Paediatric Pathology, OLCHC
- “Childhood Bereavement Care Pyramid: a guide to Support Bereaved Children & Young People” – Anne-Marie Jones, Head Medical Social Worker, Temple Street/Irish Childhood Bereavement Network
- “Respite, Family Functioning and Parental Coping in Paediatric Palliative Care” –Dr Aidan McKiernan, Senior Psychologist, LauraLynn Children’s Hospice
- “The Essence of Paediatric Palliative Care” – Professor Stephen Liben, MD, Paediatrician,Director of Paediatric Palliative Care Programme, Montreal Children’s Hospital, Canada
- “Beyond Coping & Preventing Burnout, to Caregiver Well-being & Growth” – Professor Stephen Liben, MD, Paediatrician,Director of Paediatric Palliative Care Programme, Montreal Children’s Hospital, Canada
- “Siblings: The Forgotten Mourners – New Beginnings and Rebuilding, Helping Children to find a New Normal” – Michelle Hartnett, Play Specialist, LauraLynn Children’s Hospice
Children’s Palliative Care from Policy to Practice”
This short publication highlights achievements, challenges and future plans for the development of children’s palliative care services in Ireland and can be accessed at the link below.
2013 FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE
“Connecting Home, Hospital & Hospice” The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin in November 2013
A BIG THANK YOU to all presenters for allowing us to share their presentations from the Conference which can be accessed via the links below.
- Children’s Palliative Care in Ireland; Past, Present & Future –Dr Julie Ling & Dr Maeve O’Reilly
- Monica’s story – Collaborative teamwork is key to seamless and responsive care –Claire Quinn & Anne O’Reilly
At least 38+ professionals involved in life of palliative child and family
- Children with Exceptional Healthcare needs; ‘Personhood’ and Moral Standing in the Community –Dr Joanne Balfe
- Neonatal Palliative Care; Issues in Ireland –Dr Eleanor Molloy
- Reflections on how to support a family of a child with a life-limiting illness –Dr Aidan McKiernan
- Bereaved Parents – ‘a Unique Grief’, what health Professionals need to Acknowledge – Brid Carroll
- Common GI symptoms in Children with Life-Limiting Conditions –Professor Billy Bourke
- Symptom Control from a Primary Care Perspective –Dr Eoin Spillane
- The Role of the Outreach Nurse in Connecting Home, Hospital and Hospice –Irene O’Brien
- Children’s Palliative Care; The Scottish National Perspective – Can this be Helpful Elsewhere –Dr Patrick Carragher
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