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


Joan is a Children’s Nurse with a background in Paediatric Cardiology, Neonatal, Paediatric Intensive Care, Community Children’s Nursing and nurse education.
Joan’s current role is Paediatric Lead Nurse in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust, where she leads on the development and delivery of services for children with complex health needs. This includes the development of a multidisciplinary approach to palliative care with Allied Health Professionals.
She has a strong interest in paediatric palliative care and sits on several professional groups including the Northern Ireland Paediatric Palliative Care Special Interest Group.