National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care establishes task force to ensure access to high-quality palliative care for children and families.

The National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care have convened a new Pediatric Palliative Care Task Force. The intent of the task force is to improve national alignment and impact, help ensure coordinated field strategies, and coordinate the diverse pediatrics activities of Coalition member organizations and others that can improve access to high-quality palliative care for the children and families who need it.

The task force was developed to build on the momentum of the Pediatric Palliative Care Action Initiative, a steering committee of national pediatric palliative care leaders who, over the last year, identified feasible action items to accelerate advancement of the field.

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