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Date of publication: August 2011
Publication type: Report
In a nutshell: This report summarises the key learning from the ACT and Children’s Hospices UK Local Square Table Programme which consisted of 37 local ‘Square Tables’ which took place in Spring 2011 across England. The main objective was to increase understanding of children’s palliative care.
Participants included life-limited and life-threatened young people, their families, health, education and social care professionals, providers from the voluntary and statutory sectors, commissioners and other participants including faith and business leaders.
The report captures the discussions that took place and the emergent themes: Accessibility of services; Working in partnership; Workforce & local community engagement; Emerging issues; and Funding.
Length of publication: 16 pages
Acknowledgement: The King’s Fund Health Management and Policy Alert