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Peter Andre is our new Patron!

Date Posted
23 January, 2019

Global musician and media star Peter Andre has been named as the new Patron of both Together for Short Lives and Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice. The announcement follows Peter’s appearance at the Together for Short Lives’ and Disney Nutcracker...

What has the Guide to Children’s Palliative Care ever done for us?

Date Posted
14 May, 2019
Author
Lizzie Chambers

In June 2018, we published the fourth edition of the Guide to Children’s Palliative Care, a resource that’s been referred to as the “industry bible”. We’d like to know whether that’s still the case. Do professionals across the globe still...

The cost of death in childhood

Date Posted
13 May, 2019
Author
Kate Woodthorpe, Senior Lecturer, for the Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath

Thinking about your own child’s death and funeral is unbearable. But for some people it is a reality. Every year in England and Wales just over 5000 children die and, while it may be difficult to think or talk about,...

As nurses we must learn to start being kinder to ourselves

Date Posted
9 May, 2019
Author
Caroline Porter

Caroline Porter has 30 year's nursing experience under her belt, but recently took part in a programme that she describes as one of the most beneficial and worthwhile experiences of her whole career. Here she shares her reflections on working...

Nick Carroll joins as our new Director of Fundraising

Date Posted
8 May, 2019

Nick Carroll is named as the new Director of Fundraising for Together for Short Lives. Nick Carroll joins the charity following his previous role as Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the international development charity, Send a Cow. Nick brings...

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