'Too many children with life-limiting conditions and their families are unable to receive round the clock care'
Date letter posted 30th January 2020.
“This afternoon we delivered an open letter to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, calling for immediate action to end the children’s palliative care workforce crisis.
“This action should include making serious investments in planning, recruitment and training to ensure that gaps in the workforce are identified, and then filled.”Currently there are too few NHS community children’s nurses, specialist consultants in paediatric palliative medicine, children’s hospice nurses and allied health professionals who have the skills and experience needed to provide this crucial care.
“This is leading to seriously ill children and their families losing out on vital care and support. Too many children with life-limiting conditions and their families are unable to receive round the clock care...”
Read more and watch video: https://www.togetherforshortlives.org.uk/open-letter-delivered-to-secretary-of-state/