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


The Irish Association for Palliative Care (IAPC) is an all-Ireland body that aims to promote palliative care nationally and internationally through education,publications,representation on national bodies and opportunities for networking.

As a sole membership organisation for those involved in the provision of palliative care, the IAPC is the primary collective and expert voice for palliative care in Ireland.The membership reflects the entire spectrum of all those who work in or have a professional interest in the provision of palliative care.

The core objectives of the IAPC are to:

  • Strengthen the capacity of the palliative care sector through developing the professional capacity of individuals
  • Promote the palliative care agenda through the Association’s collective & expert voice
  • Drive patient-centred, equitable and accessible palliative care for all who need it through utilizing the Association’s expertise to influence and shape national policy.