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.
Nov 03 2014
Phillips live 24 hour TV marathon for Text Santa
TV presenter Phillip Schofield will be taking part in an exciting TV marathon on Monday 1 December, kick starting ITV’s annual fundraising charity extravaganza Text Santa!
Oct 23 2014
Developing a new approach to palliative care funding in England
NHS England has published a 'draft development currency' for palliative care for comment from the palliative care community. This is the next stage of work to develop a funding system based on the needs of children and adults who need palliative care. NHS England invites comment from clinicians, commissioners and providers to help shape the further development of the model. The engagement period runs until 22 November 2014.
Oct 03 2014
Dobbies - Christmas Charity Night
Together for Short Lives is delighted to have been chosen as Dobbies Garden Centres Christmas charity partner!