The Irish Association for Nurses in Oncology is an non-profit organisation that promotes continuing nurse education and provides a forum for exchange of knowledge for members of the oncology nursing profession.
The Carers Association is Ireland's national voluntary organisation for and of family carers in the home. Family carers provide high levels of care to a range of people including frail older people, people with severe disabilities, the terminally ill and children with special needs.
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is the leading dementia specific service provider in Ireland.
It is a national voluntary organisation with an extensive national network of branches, regional offices and services that aims to provide people with all forms of dementia, their families and carers with the necessary support to maximise their quality of life.
Dementia Ireland is a National Centre, based at St. James Hospital, Dublin. The Vision of the Centre is of a future where anyone in Ireland with a personal encounter of dementia is enabled to live a life of their choice, despite the disability. They aim to reduce stigma and promote excellence in all aspects of services for persons with dementia throughout Ireland through education, information, research and collaboration with others.
The Irish Kidney Association is a charitable voluntary organisation, dedicated to meeting the needs of renal patients and their families and carers, living with and affected by end stage renal disease.
The Irish Cancer Society is the the national cancer care charity.
The mission of the Society is to play a vital role in achieving world-class cancer services in Ireland, to ensure fewer people get cancer and those that do have better outcomes. The Societies goals are focused around prevention, early detection and fighting cancer in three main areas: advocacy, cancer services and research
The Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy identifies, develops and maintains professional standards of excellence in counselling and psychotherapy through education, training and accreditation.
Barnardos offers a variety of specialised services to provide further support to children, parents and families during difficult times, such as coping with the death of a loved one.
Barnardos Bereavement Counselling for Children is a service for children and young people who have lost someone close to them – like a parent or a sibling - through death.
Barretstown rebuilds the lives of children affected by childhood cancer and their families. They serve children affected by serious illnesses - primarily cancer and serious blood diseases - from Ireland, Britain and throughout Europe, and their families.
Children's Palliative Care - Hospitals, Hospices and Respite Care
The Children's Sunshine Home supports children with life limiting conditions and their families by providing high quality transitional care, home support,
respite, crisis and end-of-life care.
Services are available to children with high medical and nursing needs from birth to 18.
The Department of Health's statutory role is to support the Minister in the formulation and evaluation of policies for the health services.
It also has a role in the strategic planning of health services. This is carried out in conjunction with the Health Service Executive, voluntary service providers, Government Departments and other interested parties.
The HSE Library is a gateway to a vast library of knowledge resources to support continuing education and development, clinical and management decision-making and, most importantly, evidence-based patient care.
Here, you can search, browse, save and share information including ejournal articles, ebook chapters, patient education leaflets, EBM case reports, clinical practice guidelines, and much more.
St. Francis Hospice is a voluntary organisation under the care of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul.
The Hospice provides specialist palliative care to patients with advanced Cancer and Motor Neurone Disease, living in north Dublin city and county.
Galway Hospice Foundation is a voluntary organisation. At the Hospice, the multidisciplinary team includes a Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Medical Officers, Clinical Nurse Managers, Staff Nurses, Auxiliary Nurses, Pastoral Care and Social Workers.
Northern Ireland Hospice provides a range of services for patients with cancer and other life threatening conditions.
Care is provided in the hospice and in the community. It is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) is the umbrella organisation for all those who are involved in providing, commissioning and using palliative care and hospice services in England, Wales & Northern Ireland.
NCPC promotes the extension and improvement of palliative care services for all people with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions. NCPC promotes palliative care in health and social care settings across all sectors to government, national and local policy makers.
The Mission of the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care is to collaborate and work to improve the quality of life of patients with advanced life-threatening conditions and their families, by advancing hospice and palliative care programs, education, research, and favorable policies around the world.
The European Journal of Palliative Care (EJPC) was established in 1994 to provide an information and communication resource for all professionals involved in the provision of palliative care across Europe. The EJPC is an official journal of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) and, as such, serves to keep members and non-members alike up to date on the key activities, goals and strategic direction of the EAPC.