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Oct 10 2013
Congratulations to our Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon runners!
Thank you to the Together for Short Lives team for completing 13.1 miles past London sights and through leafy Hyde Park roads in support of children unlikely to reach adulthood. The team have so far raised well over £6,000 and are still going strong!
Oct 07 2013
Dispelling the myths about children’s palliative care
We are proud to support Hospice Care Week and World Hospice and Palliative Care Day.
Sep 27 2013
Third Sector Excellence Award Winners!
Together for Short Lives is thrilled to announce that we have won 'Best Website' at the Third Sector Excellence Awards 2013.
Sep 20 2013
Vote for us to become Santander's next Charity of the year
Together for Short Lives has been shortlisted as one of four charities in with a chance of becoming Santander’s Charity of the year for 2014. The next stage is a staff vote which opens today and closes on Friday 18 October – and we need your help to win it!
Sep 16 2013
Shining a spotlight on children's hospice volunteers
Together for Short Lives commissioned a survey at the end of 2012 to find out the extent and nature of volunteering within children’s hospices. we are happy to deliver a report has been developed from the results – shining a spotlight on the findings from the survey as well as presenting some recommendations and next steps.
Aug 15 2013
Booking opens for 20/20 vision
Together for Short Lives' conference for 2014 is open for bookings. Join us as we plan for developing and delivering the best possible care for children, young people and families in the year 2020 and beyond.
Aug 14 2013
Why commission a children’s palliative care service?
NHS West Leicestershire CCG child health lead Dr Satbir Jassal believes that CCGs must be the ones to tackle the complex needs of children with life-limiting conditions.
Aug 13 2013
CCGs can save NHS money and improve care for seriously ill children
A new guide, released today by Together for Short Lives, calls for Clinical Commissioning Groups to work together across a population of at least one million in order to plan an effective children’s palliative care service for England.
Jul 29 2013
Final research report from the Big Study project launches
Today sees the publication of the final report from our Big Study project.
Jul 26 2013
Making children and families count
Together for Short Lives has published its first annual review. We reflect on progress made towards achieving our four strategic objectives, as well as setting out future plans to continue making life better for children and families, in partnership with, and by supporting our members working in children’s palliative care.