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Speaking out and standing up for seriously ill children and their families

Date Posted
4 October, 2019

2018 was a fantastic year as we pushed for change, provided support and made a lasting difference to children expected to have short lives in the UK. We are proud to have supported more children, families and professionals than ever...

Reflections on Palliative Care for Babies and their Families

Date Posted
9 October, 2019
Kathryn Chandler-Board

As part of Baby Loss Awareness Week (9-15 October), Kathryn Chandler-Board shares how her role as a Neonatal Link Sister at Haven House Children's Hospice is helping families caring for seriously ill babies to have greater choice in their baby’s...

We must find new ways to navigate the perfect storm

Date Posted
26 September, 2019
Andy Fletcher

There is a perfect storm brewing for children’s palliative care. We know that the number of children living with life-limiting illnesses is growing and that many children are living longer. We suspect, from what we observe that the clinical and...

Leading a programme for change

Date Posted
25 September, 2019
Lizzie Chambers

We are now one year into the Improving Transitions for Young People Programme, which has funded ten projects to pilot new ways to address the cliff edge in care experienced by young adults with life-limiting conditions in their transition from...

It’s a deal: GFI charity day supports Together for Short Lives

Date Posted
13 September, 2019

On Wednesday we were delighted to take part in the 4th annual GFI Charity Day, hosted to commemorate the 9/11 attacks. The day sees leading brokerage company GFI, part of the BGC group, welcome charities and their ambassadors onto our...



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