Undergoing cancer treatment can be an extremely stressful and uncertain time, not only for the child diagnosed with cancer, but for the whole family.
Children and adolescents with cancer often require lengthy hospital stays and multiple medical procedures, which can be hard to copy with and extremely challenging for families.
The Comfort First program, supported by the Good Friday Appeal, aims to reduce the pain, anxiety and distress associated with medical procedures in patients undergoing cancer treatments by utilising a range of age-appropriate techniques.
The program offers:
With your support we can help the children at The Royal Children’s Hospital