Caring for children and families in the community: experiences of Irish palliative care clinical nurse specialists.

@article{Quinn2011CaringFC,
  title={Caring for children and families in the community: experiences of Irish palliative care clinical nurse specialists.},
  author={Claire H. Quinn and Maria E. Bailey},
  journal={International journal of palliative nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 11},
  pages={
          561-7
        }
}
An increasing number of children require care at home owing to life-limiting illness. In addition, there is growing recognition of the specific care needs of such children and their families, and it is anticipated that recent developments in children's palliative care will result in more people accessing these services. In the Republic of Ireland (ROI), community palliative care clinical nurse specialists (CNSs), who are not registered children's nurses, contribute significantly to the support… CONTINUE READING
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