Care for Children

Palliative Treatment for Children (Patch) South Africa is an inclusive and compassionate network that aims to share specialised knowledge, tools and opportunities to ensure the best possible care for children with life-threatening and life-limiting illnesses, and to provide support to families and lay caregivers. The vision of the organisation is to ensure that the right of every child with a life-threatening or life limiting condition to access quality palliative care in South Africa is met.

PATCH memberships is made up of healthcare professionals, family members and members of the community with an interest in palliative care for children.   Families, lay caregivers and professionals including paediatricians, GP’s, nurses, social workers, allied health practitioners, psychologists, teachers and clergy are all welcome to join. 

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