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Eastern Region Paediatric Palliative Care Education Programme

A major activity of the MCN is facilitating and annual programme of training events which seeks to engage key note speakers, promote different perspectives and generate lively discussion on contemporary topics and issues. We aim to provide four sessions per year, which will run from 2pm to 4.30pm.

In the events diary below please find confirmed dates of the Education Programme, click through to find more information and registration.

We will also be running the following events, dates to be confirmed:

  • Summer 2015 – To Be Confirmed
    Eastern Region Paediatric Palliative Care Education Programme
  • Winter 2015 – To Be Confirmed
    Eastern Region Paediatric Palliative Care Education Programme
  • Date to be announced for Spring / Summer:
    The use of Subcutaneous Infusions in Symptom Management for Children’s Palliative Care Training Day
    This training day will be provided for those people who were unable to attend the postponed event in October 2014.  We will be looking to run this event twice this year. Please watch this space for further details confirming the dates of these events.
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  • Children like Lucy don’t get the opportunity to go to sleepovers or to their friends for tea, so the interaction she has at the hospice is priceless. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • EACH helped us with coping mechanisms and special ways of remembering Stanley. Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • It’s been a great opportunity to meet other parents in a similar situation, something that doesn't really happen anywhere else. Helen, William’s mum
  • Renee loves going to The Treehouse, but it’s great that care staff are also able to visit us at home too. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • I really love going to the hospice. I’ve made friends there and get to do loads of fun stuff. Renee
  • We arrived at the hospice feeling scared and alone. We had so many questions – they answered them all and more. Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • EACH has helped us keep Stanley’s memory alive. And allows us to look to the future Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • I didn’t realise hope was a gift until I became a mum. My little boy taught me many things and that was one of them Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • I can’t imagine what it would have been like. Nobody should have to, every family should be offered the support we were, and are still getting Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • We are also supported by the 24/7 True Colours nurses and it’s so reassuring knowing we can call on them whenever we need support or advice Helen, William’s mum
  • EACH helps us to create lovely memories and has played an important part in all of our lives, not just Lucy’s. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • When we first heard about the hospice we were apprehensive because we didn’t know what to expect. When we got there we realised it was a lovely place where Renee would be well looked after, and we would be able to have a much-needed break. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • EACH supports families when they’re at their absolute lowest, helping them to come to terms with their child’s illness, losing them and beyond Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • The play specialists are excellent and I also get inspiration from the activities they organise. Heather, Lucy’s mum

The Treehouse

St. Augustine’s Gardens,
Ipswich, IP3 8NS

Milton

Church Lane, Milton,
Cambridge, CB24 6AB

Quidenham

Quidenham , Norwich,
Norfolk, NR16 2PH