Palliative care

Paediatric palliative medicine doctors work with babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions and life-threatening illness, and their families - find out more about this sub-specialty.

Resource

Diagnosis of death using neurological criteria - guidance regarding not performing the Apnoea Test in the context of evidence of high cervical spinal cord injury

In 2022 a diagnosis of death using neurological criteria was made in a child which had to be reversed later when the patient had return of spontaneous albeit abnormal breathing. An expert group reviewed this case in detail. This guidance summarises the essential immediate implications arising from t...
Volunteering opportunity

CSACs - volunteering opportunities

Closing date
The College Specialty Advisory Committees supervise the development and delivery of sub-specialty training. There are currently opportunities for a Trainee Representative on the Community Child Health, Paediatric Neurology and Paediatric Palliative Medicine CSACs. We also have openings for a Chair o...

Leverhulme Trust - Grant Schemes (Various)

A range of fellowships including early career fellowships, international academic fellowships and emeritus fellowships.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
3 years

Lister Institute of Preventative Medicine - Research Prize [OPEN]

These awards are aimed at researchers in the early years of running their own groups, for whom receipt of the prize would make a significant difference to their research work. The Institute accepts applications from tenured and non-tenured researchers, clinicians and non-clinicians to undertake high quality biomedical research and has no priority diseases or restrictions on the research area supported.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
5 years
Submission deadline