See below for all the latest news stories on Together for Short Lives and children’s palliative care, or use the tags to the left to filter news stories by subject. For longer features and thought pieces you can also see our blog, or sign-up for our e-Bulletin to get regular news updates direct to your inbox. For press enquiries see our Media Centre.
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.
Dec 10 2014
Terry Moran CB appointed as new Together for Short Lives Chair
Together for Short Lives has appointed Terry Moran CB as its new Chair of Trustees.
Dec 04 2014
Together for Short Lives to benefit from The X Factor winner’s charity
Together for Short Lives is thrilled to announce that we will be benefiting from this year’s X Factor winner’s charity single.
Dec 04 2014
VAT rebate for hospices welcomed by Together for Short Lives
Together for Short Lives, the UK’s leading children’s palliative care charity, has welcomed the government’s decision to award a VAT rebate to hospice services across the UK from April 2015.
Nov 28 2014
Updated resource for parent carers
An updated resource is available for parents, carers or legal guardians thinking about the critical care options for their child.
Nov 14 2014
Knighthood for our Chairman
Together for Short Lives Chairman Robin Knowles CBE has received a Knighthood, following his appointment as a High Court Judge.
Nov 06 2014
MPs to scrutinise palliative and end of life care in England
Together for Short Lives has welcomed the decision of a key parliamentary body to look into the way in which palliative and end of life care is commissioned and provided in England.