Who We Are


An Ireland where quality healthcare is accessible and timely for all children, young people and their families


To identify and raise awareness of common issues and potential supports for children and young people during their experience of treatment and aftercare within the healthcare system

To identify and raise awareness of common issues for families across the childhood illness groups and to highlight the need for a family centred and developmentally supportive approach to care

To promote professional learning and collaboration amongst the entire network, and bilaterally, ​between individual organisations and identify gaps in current knowledge and propose solutions to this

To be the united voice for network members and a central contact point for policy makers and other stakeholders​

Some Shared Issues

  • Cost
  • Transition to Adult Services
  • Play
  • Nutrition
  • Education
  • Accommodation
  • Parent & Family Services
  • Transition Home