Mar 15 2015
End of life care committee report a "wake up call" for government
We have called on the next government to implement recommendations made by the House of Commons Health Select Committee in its inquiry into palliative and end of life care, published today.
Mar 13 2015
New proposals must ensure a good children's palliative care workforce
New proposals must deliver more nurses with the right skills to provide good children’s palliative care says Together for Short Lives
Mar 10 2015
Together for Short Lives backs calls for England child health strategy
Together for Short Lives, the UK’s leading children’s palliative care charity, is supporting a call for the next government to develop a new children and young people’s health strategy for England.
Feb 18 2015
Helping Children Who Need Palliative Care to Access Education
A new interactive resource, Helping Children Who Need Palliative Care to Access Education, gives education providers in England the information and support they need to help children with life-limiting conditions.
Feb 12 2015
Difficult Conversations for Young Adults
A new resource designed to help families and professional approach conversations with young adults about their end of life plans has been produced by the National Council of Palliative Care and Together for Short Lives.
Jan 19 2015
It's a record breaker
ITV's Text Santa raises highest ever total!
Jan 13 2015
New report from Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM)
The new report from Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM), ‘Right from the Start: what we want from the next government’ highlights that disabled children, young people and their families lack access to essential services, financial support and adequate healthcare.
Dec 30 2014
Our CEO Barbara Gelb awarded OBE
Barbara Gelb, Chief Executive of Together for Short Lives, the children’s palliative care charity, has been appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s New Year Honours List, in recognition of her services to children and families.
Dec 19 2014
Text Santa has raised £5,503,065 so far!
Dec 11 2014
We’re having a baby – new animation is a moving picture
A powerful animation created for Together for Short Lives by video marketing agency Hurricane Media is released today. The short film, We’re having a baby was produced pro bono for the UK children’s palliative care charity, using real life stories to help raise awareness of the support and services available to families caring for a child with a life-threatening or life-limiting condition.