Jul 23 2014
New call to cut number of people dying in hospital
Together for Short Lives has welcomed the Help the Hospices call to cut the number of people dying in hospital.
Jun 26 2014
One chance to get it right
New priorities for care of the dying person
Jun 19 2014
Children's Hospice Week celebrity heroes!
Today is Hero Friday! Hear from some of our celebrity heroes about why they're supporting Children's Hospice Week.
Jun 19 2014
HRH, The Duchess of Cambridge supports Children’s Hospice Week
Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge, as Royal Patron of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), is supporting Children’s Hospice Week.
Jun 17 2014
"When you have a life-limited child, hospice care can mean so much"
To mark Children's Hospice Week, Mumsnet blogger Emma Murphy writes about what it's like to have a child with a life-limiting condition, and explains why her local hospice has been so essential to her family
Jun 13 2014
Support Children’s Hospice Week and show that ‘We Care 24/7’
Today marks the start of Children’s Hospice Week 2014 (13 – 20 June), the UK's only awareness raising and fundraising week for children with life-limiting conditions and the services, like children's hospices, that support them. This year the focus is on the incredible round-the-clock care provided for seriously ill children by families, professionals, children’s hospices and services across the UK.
May 30 2014
Volunteering: Vital to our future
Our new resource helps to champion a fresh approach to volunteering in care-related roles across the hospice and palliative care sector.
May 23 2014
Simon Cowell supports Children’s Hospice Week
Simon Cowell, Patron of Together for Short Lives, visited Haven House Children’s Hospice this week (20 May) ahead of Children’s Hospice Week this coming June. After a tour of the hospice, Simon spent time with children and families, who rely on the hospice for much needed care and support.
May 16 2014
Transition law gets Royal Assent
The Care Bill, which will reform the way in which young people’s transition to adult’s social care is assessed and planned by local authorities in England and Wales, received Royal Assent on Thursday (15 May).
May 12 2014
Dying Matters Week 2014: You only die once #YODO
Millions are leaving it too late to discuss dying wishes, according to a new Dying Matters study