Feb 27 2014
New guidance on caring for children and young people with cancer
Together for Short Lives has welcomed new guidance on improving care for children and young people with cancer.
Feb 18 2014
"This will give me a different way to make a positive contribution"
Q&A with our new trustee, Dr Hilary Cass
Feb 03 2014
Mum welcomes extended helpline
"As a carer, you often feel there is nowhere to turn - I wish I had used the helpline right from the beginning"
Jan 28 2014
Call to give equal focus to children and young people
Together for Short Lives joins other children’s sector leaders’ plea to political parties to put children high on agenda.
Jan 24 2014
WHO adopts resolution on palliative care
The International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) is delighted that the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) has adopted a historic stand-alone resolution that calls for the strengthening of palliative care as a component of integrated treatment within the continuum of care.
Jan 14 2014
RCPCH President Dr Hilary Cass joins our Board of Trustees
Dr Cass is Consultant in Paediatric Disability at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).
Jan 09 2014
New report recommends action to improve bereavement care and support
Together for Short Lives has welcomed a new report from the National Bereavement Alliance and the National Council for Palliative Care which calls for better support for people who have been bereaved.
Jan 06 2014
Helpline now open 7am - midnight, seven days a week
"Seriously ill children need round-the-clock support - and so do the people who care for them"
Jan 05 2014
PHS raises £8,500 for children and families
Staff in more than 100 locations across the UK took part in fundraising activities like the Barmy Barnet competition
Dec 19 2013
MPs call for fairer funding during children’s palliative care debate
MPs from across the political spectrum have asked the Government to implement Together for Short Lives’ eight policy priorities during a Westminster Hall debate on hospice and palliative care for children and young people on Wednesday 18 December.