The objects of the cio are for the benefit of patients of children’s hospital oncology units:-
(i) to relieve sickness and to preserve health by providing or assisting in the provision of equipment, facilities, recreation and services ancillary to those provided by the doctors, for individuals and groups.
(ii) to promote and protect their physical and mental health through the provision of financial assistance, support, education, practical advice and counselling.
(iii) to relieve the sickness of child oncology patients by offering respite through the provision of short breaks and holidays.
(iv) to advance the education of the general public relating to life threatening diseases and terminal illness in children including the hope and encouragement that can be found through better understanding, and through survivors success stories.