Our care team

Our highly specialist care team look after children with a vast range of complex medical needs and we offer support to the whole family. Families and children can be reassured that we offer a wide range of specialised and experienced staff, who can look after the children and young people staying at the hospice and where appropriate at home.

What we offer

We currently offer planned respite care, symptom control, nursing and practical care, community support, end of life care, and bereavement support.

The hospice has its own team of doctors who are available during the day and operate an on-call system to ensure 24 hour cover.

There are always nurses on each shift, along with other team members with varied skills and expertise. The team has the experience and the skills to look after children with a range of needs, including those with complex care needs.

Close up of someone providing medicinal care to a child.

Our care team

Our care team, comprising 100 staff, is led by the Director of Clinical Services who is supported by two Deputy Directors of Care a Chief Medical Officer and a Head of Family Support.

Our Paediatric Palliative Care Consultants

Two women smiling with young boy
Man playing guitar with young girl

Our music therapists and artist in residence

Our Sanctuary

Interior of champlain with chairs and decorations
Man sitting with teenaged boy.

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Family-led care

We acknowledge and respect parents' expertise as the main carers of their ill child. We recognise the importance of listening to our children and young people, and their families, and help them to make well informed choices about care, treatment and end of life issues.

Family sat around table eating together.
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