Our vision and mission

Our vision

For children and young people with life-shortening conditions to have as fulfilling lives as possible, and the best care at the end of life.

Our mission 

Our mission is to secure the best quality of life and best end of life care for children who will have short lives.


Our values









We listen to families and our work is shaped by what they tell us

Families are at the heart of everything we do. We listen to children, young people and families and our work is shaped byValues - Listening to families their experiences and needs.

We are compassionate and responsive

 Values - Compassionate and responsive

We are compassionate and caring about everything we do. We are open, honest and responsive to the needs of children, young people and families, and everyone we work with. 

We will collaborate and bring people together

Values - Collaboration

We will bring the children’s palliative care sector together so that we can achieve more for children, young people and families. We will work in partnership, collaborate, share expertise and bring a unifying spirit to children’s palliative care.

We are innovative, creative and will act as a catalyst for change


Values: Innovative and creativeWe are innovative, creative and unafraid to challenge the status quo. We will always go the extra mile and explore new ways of working to deliver the very best for children, young people and families. Values - Passionate and determined

We are passionate and determined


We are passionate, determined, and ambitious about helping children, young people and families to live as full lives as possible. We will not stop until every family gets the care, support and services that they need.