May 23 2014
Simon Cowell supports Children’s Hospice Week
Simon Cowell, Patron of Together for Short Lives, visited Haven House Children’s Hospice this week (20 May) ahead of Children’s Hospice Week this coming June. After a tour of the hospice, Simon spent time with children and families, who rely on the hospice for much needed care and support.
May 16 2014
Transition law gets Royal Assent
The Care Bill, which will reform the way in which young people’s transition to adult’s social care is assessed and planned by local authorities in England and Wales, received Royal Assent on Thursday (15 May).
May 12 2014
Dying Matters Week 2014: You only die once #YODO
Millions are leaving it too late to discuss dying wishes, according to a new Dying Matters study
May 07 2014
Children’s Hospice Week, 13 – 20 June 2014
Join us for this year’s Children’s Hospice Week (13 – 20 June), the UK's only awareness raising and fundraising week for children with life-limiting conditions and the services, like children's hospices, that support them.
Apr 30 2014
Report says more needs to be done to improve child health in England
Together for Short Lives has welcomed the first annual report of the Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum (CYPHOF).
Apr 30 2014
We celebrate launch of Roald Dahl charity's family programme
Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity is working with us to create a guide for teenagers about end of life conversations
Apr 25 2014
CEDIA chooses Together for Short Lives as its charity for 2014 Awards
CEDIA (the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association) is proud to announce Together for Short Lives as its nominated charity for this year’s CEDIA Awards
Apr 15 2014
Briefings to help services prepare for SEND personal budgets
We have published a series of briefings prepared by the charity In Control to help voluntary sector providers of children’s palliative care in England - including children’s hospices - get ready for the introduction of personal budgets.
Apr 03 2014
New SEND resource to help join up care
Try our new interactive SEND resource and find out who’s who in education, health and care in your local area.
Mar 25 2014
Difficult conversations for young adults
We're proud to be working with the National Council for Palliative Care to develop the Difficult Conversations for Young Adults guidance booklet