Children in Scotland Requiring Palliative Care: identifying numbers and needs (The ChiSP Study)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This report sets out the findings from an investigation into the numbers of children and young people with life-limiting conditions in Scotland, and what current evidence tells us about their, and their families’, psychosocial support needs.
The overall purpose of the study was to develop an evidence base to support and inform planning for children’s palliative care in Scotland. It is hoped that the evidence generated will be a resource to organisations with responsibility for, or delivering services to, children and young people with life-limiting conditions.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of York
Number of pages56
ISBN (Print)978-0-901931-17-7
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • palliative care
  • children
  • young people
  • psychosocial needs

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