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ACT (Association for Children's Palliative Care)

Organisation name
ACT (Association for Children's Palliative Care)
ACT (the Association for Children's Palliative Care) is a national charity seeking to promote excellence and equity in the provision of care and support for all children and young people with life-threatening or life-limiting conditions and their families. It campaigns for improved provision of children's palliative care services, supports professionals, and informs and empowers families.

ACT's publications include the following:

General information leaflet on ACT.
ACT NOW newsletter issued every couple of months to ACT members.
ACT 4 families newsletter is free to family members.
Palliative care for young people, aged 13 - 24 years.
Guide to the development of children's palliative care.
Assessment of children with life-limiting conditions and their families - a guide to effective care planning.
Voices for change - a research summary of the needs of those caring for terminally ill children.
ACT information pack for families.
Integrated multi-agency care pathways for children with life threatening and life limited conditions.
PaedPalLit - an international research journal in children's palliative care.
The transition care pathway.
Street address
Orchard House
Orchard Lane
Web Addresswww.act.org.uk
Main Phone No
+44 (0) 117 922 1556
+44 (0) 117 930 4707
Helpline Number
0845 108 2201
Is this a national or local organisation?
Is there a local support network?
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