May 18 2015
Dying Matters Awareness Week (18-24 May 2015)
Today marks the start of Dying Matters Awareness Week (18-24 May 2015). The awareness campaign, organised by the Dying Matters Coalition, encourages people to talk openly about dying, death and bereavement.
May 15 2015
Call for fair and sustainable short break funding
Short breaks for families caring for a child who may not reach adulthood mean more than just a holiday – they provide vital respite and help families cope with the pressure of providing round the clock care for their children.
May 14 2015
Celebrities help make moments count for Children’s Hospice Week 2015
A whole host of celebrities are helping make every moment count for this year’s Children’s Hospice Week (11-17 May). The campaign is led by national charity Together for Short Lives and is the only awareness and fundraising week for children with life-limiting conditions and the services, like children's hospices, that provide a vital lifeline to families. Together for Short Lives Patrons Simon Cowell and Holly Willoughby both shared a memorable moment as part of the campaign.
May 13 2015
Love tea and cake? Feeling crafty?
To celebrate this year’s Children’s Hospice Week, Together for Short Lives and Hobbycraft have launched a brand new fundraising initiative called Craft-tea.
May 11 2015
Children’s Hospice Week launches today – make every moment count
Children’s Hospice Week starts today! This year the campaign, which runs from 11-17 May, focuses on helping children and families make every moment count, highlighting how precious time is for families caring for a child who may not reach adulthood.
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.