May 11 2015
Help make moments count this Children’s Hospice Week
Children's Hospice Week starts today. Support our campaign by sharing your memorable moments on social media.
May 08 2015
Jessica's Children's Hospice Week story: A day to remember
John and Louise were struggling to cope as they looked after daughter Jessica but their local children’s hospice stepped in at the right moment and helped the family have a day to remember.
May 08 2015
Reggie's Children's Hospice Week story: Making the most of each moment
Carly and Matt had just a few months to spend with their baby son Reggie but their local children’s hospice supported them to make the most of every precious moment.
May 06 2015
New strategy to lead change for children’s palliative care
Together for Short Lives unveils new strategy to lead change for children’s palliative care
Apr 22 2015
It’s time to Step Up for young people with life-limiting conditions
Together for Short Lives today launches Stepping Up – a guide to enabling a good transition to adulthood for young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions.
Mar 25 2015
New framework to help doctors make challenging decisions
We have welcomed the new framework published by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health that sets out when it can be considered no longer in the best interests of the child to give life sustaining treatment (LST).
Mar 25 2015
Our work to join-up care continues thanks to new government grant
We are thrilled about our new funding from the Department for Education (DfE) which means that we can continue our project to join up assessments, plans and services for children in England who need palliative care.
Mar 16 2015
Get ready for Children’s Hospice Week 2015
Join Together for Short Lives and children’s hospice services across the country for this year’s Children’s Hospice Week (11-17 May 2015). It’s the UK's only awareness raising and fundraising week for children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and the services, like children's hospices, that support them.
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