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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.
Jul 25 2013
‘Strength in numbers’ – new hospice fundraising report published today
Help the Hospices – Commission into the Future of Hospice Care has released its latest report, ‘Strength in numbers: how independent hospices can raise more income from voluntary and donated sources to fund their work.’
Jul 24 2013
David Lloyd Leisure raises over £10,000 for children’s hospices
David Lloyd Leisure has raised over £10,000 for children’s hospices in its first fundraising event in aid of its charity of the year, Together for Short Lives.
Jun 28 2013
Together for Short Lives welcomes new diversity report
A new report called “Palliative and End of Life Care for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Groups in the UK" has been published; chiming with the body of work we have been undertaking within our own Diversity Group.
Jun 05 2013
Together for Short Lives launches new Care Pathway
Together for Short Lives has launched a new edition of the world’s first care pathway for children with palliative care needs – 'A Core Care Pathway for Children with Life-limiting and Life-threatening Conditions'.
May 21 2013
Stronger Bill needed to improve transitions for young people
The Together for Short Lives Transition Taskforce is calling on the Government to do more to ensure smooth and well planned care for young people who transition from children’s to adult’s palliative care services.
May 14 2013
Could you be a published author?
We've extended the submission deadline for Together for Short Lives publication, Relay, to Friday 14 June and would love to hear from as many practitioners in the field of children’s palliative care as possible.
May 03 2013
Sporting heroes launch partnership between David Lloyd Leisure
Sporting heroes Olympic and Paralympic medallists Zac Purchase MBE, Steve Backley OBE and Sophie Christiansen OBE took on the ultimate superhero challenge on Friday 3 May when they launched the charity of the year partnership between David Lloyd Leisure and Together for Short Lives, the leading charity for UK children's hospices.