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Support for children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and their families

Published Monday, January 28, 2019

On 29 January 2019, there will be a Westminster Hall debate about Support for children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and their families, beginning at 9:30am. The debate is sponsored by Jim Shannon MP.

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This debate pack contains a Library summary of the issues, relevant reports, press and parliamentary coverage, and links to further reading. The paper looks at health services in England, principally palliative care, and outlines local authorities’ duties towards ‘children in need.’ Links to guidelines in the devolved administrations is also provided.

Commons Debate packs CDP-2019-0010

Authors: Tim Jarrett; Tom Powell; Alexander Bellis; Selena Steele; Susan Brown; Frances Little

Topics: Children's social services, Health services

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