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'New resources' news stories:
Apr 26 2016
Updated Symptom Control Manual published
New edition of the ‘to go’ symptom control resource for professionals working with seriously ill children has been published. For the first time the manual is available as a cloud based web resource, as well as a pdf download.
Dec 01 2015
Supporting young people to explore sexuality & relationships
A free guide is now available for professionals to support young people with uncertain life-expectancy who want to experience intimacy, sex and relationships.
Nov 23 2015
Launch of the Young Person’s Guide to Personal Budgets
UK children’s palliative care charity, Together for Short Lives, has launched a new guide Young Person’s Guide to Personal Budgets in England, designed to help seriously ill young people to have more choice and freedom in how their care is delivered.
Nov 12 2015
Action needed to increase access to hospice care for Muslims
Hospices and NHS services must capture data about religion and ethnicity much more consistently from people using their services – as glaring gaps in this data are preventing effective planning of palliative and hospice services for Muslim patients and their families
Oct 13 2015
Making an impact
Together for Short Lives has published its first ever impact report.
Oct 05 2015
New infographics illustrate how we are here for the 49,000
To help people visualise the impact caring for a child with a life-limiting condition can have on families we have produced a series of infographics explaining the numbers behind children's palliative care
Sep 10 2015
Joint commissioning for children’s palliative care
A new guide released today by leading children’s palliative care charity Together for Short Lives aims to help clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), local authorities and health and wellbeing boards in England to work together to improve commissioning for palliative care for children and young people.
Apr 22 2015
It’s time to Step Up for young people with life-limiting conditions
Together for Short Lives today launches Stepping Up – a guide to enabling a good transition to adulthood for young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions.
Feb 18 2015
Helping Children Who Need Palliative Care to Access Education
A new interactive resource, Helping Children Who Need Palliative Care to Access Education, gives education providers in England the information and support they need to help children with life-limiting conditions.
Apr 03 2014
New SEND resource to help join up care
Try our new interactive SEND resource and find out who’s who in education, health and care in your local area.