Cynthia Ward

Cynthia Ward

CEO of True Colours Children’s Health Trust

Cynthia is the founder and CEO of True Colours Children’s Health Trust and a Nurse Specialist.

After nursing for many years, Cynthia focused in 2000 on palliative care needs of children and their families. She completed her Masters in Nursing in 2006 MA (Applied). Her research thesis was entitled ‘Children Matter: What is important to the child who lives with a life-threatening illness’. She is currently undertaking her doctorate – ‘An investigation of a model of care for children with serious illnesses and their families’.

Cynthia’s vision is for all children who live with serious illness and their families to gain the support they require not only in nursing care but the psychological support that is essential regarding the impact of the illness on the individual and relationships within the family unit.

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