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Mar 21 2018
Leaders raises over £150,000 in three-year partnership
Leaders, one of the UK’s premier letting and estate agency, has raised a fantastic £153,154 for local children’s hospices during its three-year partnership with Together for Short Lives.
Mar 19 2018
Our five-year ambition for UK children's palliative care
Together for Short Lives has set out a bold five-year strategy, to work with its members and partners, to improve children’s palliative across the UK. The charity’s new strategy for 2018-2023, called “Together for the 49,000+”, focuses on achieving positive change for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, their families, and those that support them.
Mar 14 2018
Scrap Car Comparison supports Together for Short Lives
You can now donate to Together for Short Lives’ through Scrap Car Comparison. We are delighted to hear that Scrap Car Comparison – a comparison website for scrap vehicle prices – has added Together for Short Lives to its charity partnership scheme.
Mar 12 2018
Recruitment for a CEO starts, as Barbara Gelb announces her retirement
Together for Short Lives is announcing today that Barbara Gelb OBE is retiring from her role as Chief Executive of the charity.
Mar 01 2018
Children's Palliative Care Voices Podcast: APPG listens to Lucy Watts
Welcome to a new series of podcasts called children’s palliative care voices from Together for Short Lives, the leading UK charity that, together with our members, speaks out for children and young people who are expected to have short lives. Our first podcasts are recordings of oral evidence sessions held by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children Who Need Palliative Care.
Mar 01 2018
Children's Palliative Care Voices Podcast: APPG listens to providers 1
During our third podcast, you can hear Catherine McKinnell MP, David Linden MP and Christine Jardine MP hear evidence from Dr Sat Jassal (Medical Director, Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People); Francis Edwards (Palliative Care Liaison Nurse, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust); Julie Potts (Diana Service Palliative Care Lead Nurse, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust); and Dr Fauzia Paize (Consultant Neonatologist, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust).
Mar 01 2018
Together for Short Lives launches transition fund
Together for Short Lives is today (1 March 2018) launching round two of its Improving Transitions for Young People Fund, which will back new initiatives aiming to transform the experiences of young people with life-limiting conditions as they move from children's to adult services.
Feb 27 2018
Children's Palliative Care Voices Podcast: APPG listens to providers 2
During our fourth podcast, you can hear Catherine McKinnell MP and Christine Jardine MP hear evidence from: Dr Linda Maynard (Consultant Nurse Children’s Palliative Care, East Anglia's Children's Hospices); Maria McGill (Chief Executive, Children's Hospices Across Scotland); and Toby Porter (Chief Executive, Acorns Children's Hospice).
Feb 27 2018
Local fundraising heroes pay Together for Short Lives a visit
Together for Short Lives has been paid a visit by local fundraising heroes, Kathleen and Paul Bennett.
Feb 21 2018
High Court victory for Nascot Lawn respite care families
Together with our fellow members of the Disabled Children's Partnership, we are delighted for families who use the Nascot Lawn respite care centre as a High Court judge rules that plans to withdraw funding to the centre are unlawful.