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Dec 14 2016
Face to face support
Emma Aspinall from Acorns Children's Hospice shares highlights from a recent project to develop a peer to peer support service for parents of children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.
Nov 10 2016
A varied and rewarding career
Team24 Private Nursing are supporting our #YouCanBeThatNurse campaign.
Oct 03 2016
Mel Barry, Head of Marketing and Communication at Keech Hospice Care, talks about the challenges of brand management in the children's palliative care sector.
Sep 28 2016
A microscopic twist of fate
This week is Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) awareness week. Doug Morris reflects that whilst the diagnosis of SMA can be shocking and difficult to come to terms with, it is fascinating how one defective gene can have such a profound impact.
Sep 28 2016
How You Can Be That Nurse
Last week, we launched the You Can Be That Nurse campaign with a new film encouraging nurses to consider a career in children’s palliative care. Find out how you can be that nurse and get involved in children's palliative care nursing.
Sep 22 2016
It’s about giving families real choice
Francis Edwards talks about children's palliative care and why it's important to give families choice.
Sep 20 2016
Choosing children’s palliative care
Amanda, one of the nurses featured in our You Can Be That nurse film, explains why she chose a career in children's palliative care nursing.
Sep 02 2016
Living our values
– or the ingredients for good custard… Read our CEO Barbara's take on Together for Short Lives' new values.
Aug 26 2016
Mulling over mapping
The commissioning maps we've published have given us a key to help unlock a better understanding of the gaps in planning and funding of children’s palliative care in England.
Jul 27 2016
Workforce attraction and retention
Have you considered what attracted you to work in children’s palliative care? – if you are an employer what would make a potential employee choose you over all of the other options?