In this section you can find details of upcoming conferences, courses and training opportunities for professionals working in the children’s palliative care sector as well as individuals who work with children with life-shortening conditions less frequently. 

Members of Together for Short Lives can promote their own events in this section by completing this form

TfSL Sharing  Learning and Networking Logo RGBTogether for Short Lives coordinates a programme of sharing, learning and networking events to bring people together from across the sector and provide the best guidance and support possible on the key issues. Click here to view a full list (below) of our masterclasses, conferences and other events for professionals with roles in leadership, care delivery, fundraising, communications and more.

Get in touch to tell us what issues you would like our events to address and any other suggestions for future conferences, meetings and networks. 

Start date End date Name Organisation Town Details
Mar 17
Mar 28

2 day Paediatric Palliative Care foundation programme

The Louis Dundas Centre for Children's Palliative Care at Great Ormond Street Hospital London
Programme for nurses is a mix of face to face teaching; lectures, small group work and facilitated discussions.
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Mar 29
Mar 29

Living and working with stress, emotions and pain in palliative care

Top-Down Pain Control Reigate
Practical skills for living and working with stress in palliative care and advancing pain management
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Mar 29
Mar 29

Living and working with stress, emotions and pain in palliative care

Top-Down Pain Control Reigate
Practical skills for living and working with stress in palliative care and advancing pain management
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Mar 30
Mar 30

Volunteer Managers' Forum

Together for Short Lives London
This forum is for volunteer managers from Together for Short Lives member organisations.
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Apr 25
Apr 25

Next steps for palliative and end of life care

Westminster Health Forum London
Choice, standards and reducing inequalities
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Apr 25
Apr 25

Teenagers and bereavement

Child Bereavement UK Runcorn
Interactive workshop for professionals who come into contact with bereaved teenagers.
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Apr 26
Apr 26

When a child dies - supporting parents and family members

Child Bereavement UK High Wycombe
A multi-disciplinary workshop exploring the impact of the death of a child.
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May 04
May 05

Foundation Oncology Skills for Nurses Working in Paediatric and Adolescent Cancer Care

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust Surrey
Two day course around the basis of caring for a child with cancer
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May 09
May 09

The challenges of supporting parents through the neonatal experience

Child Bereavement UK London
Explore the impact that pregnancy loss and the death of a baby can have on the family
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May 10
May 11

Defining moments conference

Together for Short Lives Birmingham
Defining moments in children’s palliative care: Transforming the family experience
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