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Dec 16 2015
NICE publishes new guidelines on care for dying adults
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today published new guidance ‘Care of the Dying Adult’. The new clinical guidelines were developed following criticism of the Liverpool Care Pathway and follow a consultation process in which Together for Short Lives was a registered stakeholder.
Dec 15 2015
Committee reports on the state of palliative care in Scotland
The Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee has published a report following its inquiry into palliative care in Scotland.
Dec 14 2015
X Factor 2015 winner Louisa Johnson sings charity single
Louisa Johnson was crowned winner of X Factor 2015 last night. The X Factor winner’s single, a cover of Bob Dylan's Forever Young is in aid of Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase.
Dec 09 2015
Children’s charity backs Lords bid to overturn baby benefit bar
Major UK children’s charity, Together for Short Lives, has lent its support to peers’ bid to change the law to give seriously ill babies and young children access to a vital benefit which would help them leave their home or hospital bed.
Dec 03 2015
X Factor Winner’s Charity Single benefits Together for Short Lives
This year’s X Factor Winner’s Single will raise money to support seriously ill children and their families, with profits from sales of the single being split between Together for Short Lives, and the children’s hospice charity Shooting Start Chase.
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 30 2015
Support for bereaved people in poverty needs reforming, urge charities
Together for Short Lives, as part of the Funeral Poverty Alliance, has written to Baroness Altman asking her to look at the problem of funeral poverty.
Nov 27 2015
Having a Baby animation wins again
Hurricane Media and Together for Short Lives' animation 'We're having a baby' has won the 2015 Media Innovation Award.
Nov 25 2015
Comprehensive Spending Review: response
Together for Short Lives Chief Executive Barbara Gelb responds to the Comprehensive Spending Review
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.