Priority 8 from the Teenage and Young Adult Cancer PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How can parents/carers/siblings/partners be best supported following the death of a young person with cancer? (JLA PSP Priority 8)
Overall ranking 8
JLA question ID 0060/8
Explanatory note Families, friends and partners of young people with cancer have identified a lack of support after a young person dies. There is a need for support not to 'disappear' following the death of a young person; the best way to provide continued support is not known.

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Cancer
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What bereavement support is most acceptable to parents who have lost a young adult to cancer? ~ How can young people best be supported after the loss of a sibling?
Submitted by 1 x health professionals ~ 1 x relatives 
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0060
PSP name Teenage and Young Adult Cancer
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 185  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 19 January 2018