Ireland’s 4th International Children’s
Palliative Care Conference:

Contemporary Challenges in the Care of Children with Complex and Palliative Care Needs
An Interdisciplinary Conference

Thursday 21st - Friday 22nd November 2019

National University of Ireland Galway


Alex Mancini is a senior neonatal nurse with over 20 years experience and has been recently appointed as the Pan London Lead Nurse for Neonatal Palliative Care, the first regional post of it’s kind, jointly funded by the True Colours Trust and Chelsea & Westminster Health Charity. This is a unique post focusing on developing the training and education of staff across the London region and the development of a neonatal palliative care service. She has been instrumental in developing local and national guidelines, including robust complex and palliative care pathways.

Alex is an invited expert member of the Riverside Research Ethics Committee, and sits on the ICPCN’s (International Children’s Palliative Care Network) Expert Advisory Group on Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care.

For the last six years, Alex has helped develop and organise the National Neonatal Palliative and End of Life Care Conference in collaboration with Child Bereavement UK (CBUK) and she is a facilitator for CBUK’s national educational workshops.