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'Policy news' news stories:
Dec 19 2012
Together for Short Lives welcomes select committee’s report on SEND
Together for Short Lives has today called on the Government to accept the recommendations from a cross-party group of MPs to strengthen proposed legislation on Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND).
Sep 02 2012
Personal health budgets easy to read leaflet published
The NHS has published a revised version of the information leaflet about the personal health budgets pilot programme, in an easy to read format.
Jun 27 2012
Young people with palliative care needs call on Government to do more
Young people with palliative care needs from all over the country are travelling to London to take part in two days of events at which they will meet with ministers and health and social care professionals to tell them how the system is failing them.
May 29 2012
Statement: Welcome funding news for children’s hospices in England
The Department of Health has announced a two year £60 million grant scheme which will be open to all adult and children's hospices in England.
Mar 20 2012
Comment on announcement of Palliative Care Funding Pilots
Comment from Together for Short Lives Chief Executive, Barbara Gelb, on today's announcement of the sites for the Palliative Care Funding Pilots.
Feb 07 2012
New report: Families struggling to navigate complex system
A report published today highlights the daily battles faced by thousands of families of life-limited children and young people as they struggle to get the health, education and social care support they need.
Jan 26 2012
Children and Young People's forum a very positive step forward
Together for Short Lives, the voice for children's palliative care across the UK, today welcomed the new forum established by the Government to develop a strategy for improving health outcomes for children and young people.