The communications team at Together for Short Lives can brief journalists about the work of the charity, our campaigns and fundraising activities, as well as provide information on the issues facing children with life-limiting conditions and their families, and the support available to them.
You can meet some of the families we support here.
Communications and Public Affairs Team
For media enquiries please contact:
Marcella Pinto, Marketing Manager
Becky Bryan, Marketing and Communications Manager
Andy Fletcher, Chief Executive
Topics: Work of Together for Short Lives; issues relating to the children’s palliative care sector; publc affairs, campaigning and funding in the children’s palliative care sector.
Dr Helena Dunbar, Director of Service Development and Improvement
Topics: Children’s Palliative Care: Helena is an experienced children’s nurse with 30 years in practice. Education and training: She was Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning and Head of Division at De Montfort University’s Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, where she led the design and delivery of teaching and learning in children’s/adult nursing. Research: Helena is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at De Montfort University Leicester. She is widely published on issues relating to child health and palliative care. Her PhD focused on Place Bonding in Children’s Hospices. She has been awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship to explore palliative care provision, education and training in an international context.
James Cooper, Head of Public Affairs and Policy
Topics: Policy and public affairs; work of Together for Short Lives; issues relating to the children’s palliative care sector; funding in the children’s palliative care sector.
Parent spokespeople and family case studies are also available on request.