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Partnership to support families of seriously ill children with rising energy bills

Date Posted
2 November, 2023

A new partnership between Together for Short Lives and gas network company SGN will provide vital support this winter for families. From 2 November 2023 Together for Short Lives will be encouraging families to urgently sign up to the Priority...

Our reaction to the Parliamentary report on assisted dying

Date Posted
1 March, 2024
Author
Andy Fletcher

Yesterday (Thursday 29 February) the House of Commons Health and Social Care Select Committee published its inquiry report on assisted dying and assisted suicide This is an extremely complex issue with many ethical and moral questions at its heart, not...

2023 Supporter Celebration

Date Posted
28 December, 2023

2023 has been an amazing year at Together for Short Lives, with our supporters continuing to raise vital money and awareness to help the UK’s 99,000 seriously ill children and their families. From a marathon across the Sahara to the...

Helping parents navigate Neonatal Intensive Care Units

Date Posted
12 December, 2023

A new resource is supporting new and soon-to-parents through the complex and unique environment of a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The Palliative Care Information for Parents, which we’ve made together with charity Bliss, is being piloted in NICUs and...

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