Dec 01 2013
X Factor winner’s single in aid of Together for Short Lives
The X Factor winner’s single will be in aid of Together for Short Lives and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.
Nov 28 2013
'Industry bible’ for professionals working with seriously ill children
New edition of Basic Symptom Control in Paediatric Palliative Care launches today, for children's palliative care professionals.
Nov 20 2013
Together for Short Lives to benefit from this year’s ICAP Charity Day
We are very excited to be one of the charities benefitting from this year’s ICAP Charity Day on Tuesday 3 December.
Nov 19 2013
Children's palliative care blueprint for the next parliament
On Tuesday 19 November, Together for Short Lives will urge MPs to adopt eight priorities for their parties’ General Election manifestos that, if implemented, would transform children’s palliative care in the UK.
Oct 22 2013
Commission into the Future of Hospice Care
A new report by the Commission into the Future of Hospice Care, released today, highlights the challenges facing hospices over the next 10-15 years.
Oct 17 2013
Government commits to develop guidance on transition of care
Together for Short Lives welcomes the Government’s commitment to develop guidance for local councils on when to begin planning young people’s transition from children’s to adult’s services.
Oct 16 2013
Government must strengthen Bill to avoid breaking promises on SEND
In signing an open letter to David Cameron and Nick Clegg, Together for Short Lives has joined over 100 other charities and local parent groups to urge the Government to strengthen the Children and Families Bill to make life better for families of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Oct 14 2013
Care Bill leaves forgotten young generation on cliff edge
Together for Short Lives is calling on Peers to amend to the Care Bill today (14 Oct) to ensure a generation of young people with life-limiting conditions do not have to face a cliff edge in their care and support.
Oct 10 2013
Congratulations to our Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon runners!
Thank you to the Together for Short Lives team for completing 13.1 miles past London sights and through leafy Hyde Park roads in support of children unlikely to reach adulthood. The team have so far raised well over £6,000 and are still going strong!
Oct 07 2013
Dispelling the myths about children’s palliative care
We are proud to support Hospice Care Week and World Hospice and Palliative Care Day.