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For healthcare professionals

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices is a leading children’s hospice charity caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families. We are regulated by the Care Quality Commission – more information about our current ratings can be found on the CQC website.

This section of our website is designed to give healthcare professionals the information and contacts they require to enable them to work with us to provide the highest quality care for children and young people with life-limiting conditions.

How we help

Find out about the care we provide at Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

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How to make a referral

Find out what areas we cover and how you can get in touch to make a referral to our service.

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Student placements

More information about student placements at Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

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Professional courses and open days

Opportunities to visit our hospices and attend our professional courses.

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Research active hospice

We make stringent efforts to continually promote evidence-based practice and research, to support high quality care and services for children with life limiting conditions and their families.

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Partnership working

We work collaboratively in partnership with a wide range of clinical and academic services, both locally and nationally, including government, NHS, statutory, education and voluntary agencies.

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