Apr 18 2013
Celebs go to 'infinity and beyond' for Children's Hospice Week
Celebrities are thinking like heroes and choosing their favourite superpowers in recognition of UK’s children’s hospices which, just like superheroes, are there for children and families when they need them most.
Apr 18 2013
David Lloyd Leisure Exeter gears up for Devon classic bike ride
David Lloyd Exeter, Devon’s premier health, sports and leisure club, has teamed up with race organisers for the launch of the Devon Classic Bike Ride 2013, a new sporting challenge for cycling enthusiasts of all abilities.
Apr 17 2013
The Duchess of Cambridge to visit Naomi House Children's Hospice
Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge to visit Naomi House Children’s Hospice in Children’s Hospice Week
Apr 11 2013
Welcome funding boost for children’s hospices
Together for Short Lives has welcomed the Government’s decision to award millions of pounds to children’s hospices to improve the physical environments in which they provide care.
Apr 04 2013
Celebrities show Superhero support for Children’s Hospice Week
It’s set to be a superhero sprint to the start of Children’s Hospice Week this year thanks to sporty celebrities thinking like heroes and showing their support for children with life-limiting conditions and their families.
Mar 06 2013
Bill to put stronger duty on health services
We have welcomed the Government’s announcement that a new duty will be put on the NHS to ensure better access for health services for children with special educational needs.
Feb 19 2013
Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum
Together for Short Lives welcomes response to the Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum
Feb 12 2013
Be a hero and help raise money for children’s hospices
Children’s Hospice Week is the UK’s only awareness and fundraising week for children with life-limiting conditions and the services, like children’s hospices, that support them. It takes place this year between 26 April and 3 May, culminating with Superhero Friday – a special day of hero inspired fundraising.
Feb 08 2013
Text Santa raises over £5.2 million for six UK based charities
Text Santa, ITV's annual charity fundraiser, raised over £5.2 million for six charities last December, including Together for Short Lives, exceeding the 2011 total by £1.1million, it was announced today.
Feb 05 2013
Bill misses chance to join up services for all disabled children
Children and families with the most complex health and palliative care needs will not get the co-ordinated services they need from the Government’s reform to special educational needs, according to Together for Short Lives.