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Nov 13 2012
Be part of the Biggest Charity Bag Pack Ever for ITV's Text Santa
This year Text Santa will equally benefit six UK charities including Together for Short Lives, the leading charity for UK children’s hospices. The funds raised for Together for Short Lives will support 49 children’s hospices across the country.
Nov 12 2012
Review of Together for Short Lives Helpline
Together for Short Lives is currently carrying out a review of its information and helpline provision for families and professionals. Complete our survey to help inform the development of our helpline and other information services.
Nov 12 2012
SEN and Disability Pathfinders extended
Minister Edward Timpson MP has announced that the SEN and Disability Pathfinders in England have been extended for a further 18 months, to run through to September 2014
Oct 03 2012
Welcome to our new website
We're delighted to launch the brand new Together for Short Lives website. This development comes as we celebrate one year since the merger between ACT and Children's Hospices UK. It's fantastic to have a dedicated website for the new charity, fully integrated with the brand, mission and messages of Together for Short Lives.
Oct 02 2012
Hospice sector launches global palliative care news resource
The first global platform for real time international news and intelligence on hospice, palliative and end of life care has been launched today.
Oct 01 2012
Daybreak launches Celebrity Children's Christmas Card Competition
To celebrate ITV’s Christmas charity appeal Text Santa, Daybreak is giving one lucky youngster the chance to design their very own Christmas card to be sold alongside celebrity creations in shops nationwide.
Sep 18 2012
New report by Every Disabled Child Matters highlights gaps in key work
A new report by Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM) has revealed huge gaps in key working provision available to families with disabled children.
Sep 13 2012
Duchess of Cambridge speaks at Malaysian hospice
Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge has visited a hospice in Malaysia to make her first public speech abroad, reaffirming her commitment to supporting the hospice movement.
Sep 04 2012
Stars to join forces for return of ITV's charity fundraiser Text Santa
2012 sees the return of ITV’s charity appeal Text Santa, which promises to deliver some of the most exciting television over the Christmas period, whilst also raising money for six UK based charities, including Together for Short Lives.
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.