Transitioning from childhood to adult services - the challenges and opportunities for palliative care

    Venue: The Hospice of St Francis

Tuesday, 22nd January 2019

09:30 - 13:00



  • Overview of present situation
  • Establishing the importance of this work
  • Identifying the conditions young people are living and dying with
  • Highlighting present services that are available locally
  • Exploring some of the challenges young adults may face (choice, risk, identity, capacity)
  • Case studies, film and workshop discussion


Target Audience:

All those working with children, young adults and adults requiring palliative care and wanting the transition between services to be as good as possible


Contributions by:

  • Mary Heffernan, Clinical Quality Lead (Palliative Care and End of Life), Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
  • Frances O'Sullivan, Transitional Nurse Co-ordinator, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
  • Sonya O'Leary, Lead Nurse Children's Service, Keech Hospice Care
  • The Bounce Back Boy (Hospice UK Film)
  • Other Palliative Care Services (TBC)


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