Ms Joan Marston

Founder PALCHASE (Palliative Care in Humanitarian Aid Situations and Emergencies)

Ms Joan Marston

Founder PALCHASE (Palliative Care in Humanitarian Aid Situations and Emergencies)

Biography

Joan is a nurse by profession and has worked in palliative care for 28 years. Previously CEO of the International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN), Joan now works as a Consultant and is a Global Ambassador for the ICPCN.

Busy writing a History of children’s hospice and palliative care, Joan is also working to ensure palliative care is included in humanitarian situations and emergencies as the co-founder of PALCHASE. She also volunteers at the Sunflower Children’s Hospice in Bloemfontein, South Africa, which she established in 1998.