Support for childhood cancer

Answers to some frequently asked questions about caring for your child with cancer at home. 

A checklist to work through with your child's nurse before leaving the hospital. 

New Zealand children's cancer services have recommended a listing of reliable, independent websites. Talk to your doctor about whether the information is relevant to your child's cancer.

When your child is getting ready to go home from hospital, feelings of excitement can be mixed with feelings of anxiety for everyone in the family. 

There are 3 regional health schools in New Zealand in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. The priority for regional health schools is to ensure that students with high health needs receive education, regardless of where they live or where they are receiving their health care.

The responses of individuals within a family when there is a diagnosis of cancer can cover a wide range of emotions. You and your family should know you are not alone and that support is available.