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Jan 26 2018
Charity coalition calls for choice in end of life care
Together for Short Lives is one of the six national charities pressing ministers to make sure that the choices seriously ill children and families can make about their palliative and end of their life care are based on their needs, wishes and best interests - and are not restricted by the postcode in which they live.
Jan 26 2018
We back committee’s call for more nurses
…but workforce planning must include the voluntary and community sector.
Dec 19 2017
Star Wars Commemorative Note raises an astonishing £186,754 for us!
Together for Short Lives today received one of the largest single donations in the history of the organisation after the auction for the official Star Wars: The Last Jedi commemorative note closed at a staggering £186,754
Dec 08 2017
Star Wars commemorative notes raise £100,000 for us in 15 minutes!
Within 15 minutes of going live all 1,000 commemorative notes sold out on eBay, raising £100,000 for charity partner Together for Short lives on behalf of Star Wars: Force for Change.
Dec 05 2017
Exotix Capital donates over £56,000 to children’s charities
Together for Short Lives benefits from star studded annual charity trading day.
Dec 04 2017
Together for Short Lives to benefit from Star Wars commemorative note
Official Commemorative note launched to mark the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Purchases to support Together for Short Lives.
Dec 02 2017
We've got The X Factor
The X Factor Winner's Duet in aid of Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase
Nov 24 2017
Bayer gives almost £26,000 to charity after big fundraising day
Bayer raised £25,952 by completing a 'Try-Athlon' and a big day of fundraising activities.
Nov 24 2017
Parliamentary inquiry into children's palliative care choices
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Children Who Need Palliative Care has today (24 November) launched an inquiry on the extent to which the government is meeting its end of life care choice commitment for babies, children and young people. Until 15 January 2018, the APPG is inviting written evidence submissions from young people, families, professionals, services, government, public bodies and others who can offer their views on the barriers and opportunities to improving children’s palliative care choices in England.
Nov 22 2017
A budget fit for the future?
The Budget delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer this afternoon was trailed as one which would mean Britain is ‘fit for the future’ however it represents a missed opportunity to improve palliative care and support for the 49,000+ seriously ill children and their families in the UK.