Guidance for Integrated Paed. Palliative Care...

on 11 November

Guidance for Integrated Paediatric Palliative Care Services in New Zealand DRAFT FOR CONSULTATION


Reminder :

The Ministry of Health is consulting on the draft document, Guidance for Integrated Paediatric Palliative Care Services in New Zealand (the Guidance).  Your feedback and comments received electronically during the consultation period will be considered as part of the analysis of submissions and will inform the implementation.

The Guidance was commissioned by the Ministry of Health to provide implementation focused guidance to improve services for children with palliative care needs.  It examines paediatric palliative care services, both in New Zealand and internationally, and uses the results as the basis for a proposed framework for developing a coherent, integrated and coordinated system of paediatric palliative care service delivery.

Making your submission:

The Guidance and submission form are available on the Ministry of Health website, under consultations, or available here:

To assist in the management of responses, please follow the instructions given for completing the submission form and email to:

All submissions must be received no later than 5pm on 28 November 2011.

Please forward this email to any networks or individuals that you feel have an interest or involvement in paediatric palliative care services in New Zealand.

Nga mihi


Dr Simon Allan
Clinical Advisor - Palliative Care
Cancer Programme
Sector Capability and Implementation
Ministry of Health

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