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Read the latest news about Together for Short Lives and children’s palliative care. For press enquiries see our Media Centre.

We launch new campaign to increase funding for children’s palliative care

Date Posted
11 July, 2018

Today we are launching a public campaign asking Theresa May to increase the Children's Hospice Grant, which helps fund children's hospices – vital services that seriously ill children and families rely on. As the number of children with life-limiting conditions increases, demand for children’s palliative care...

Spotlight on Wales

Date Posted
15 August, 2018
Author
Rachel Meehan

Throughout August we're focusing on the support available to families looking after a seriously ill child in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. We'll be publishing three blogs to celebrate the great work being done in these areas, and raising awareness...

Center Parcs partnership extended to April 2020

Date Posted
9 August, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that Center Parcs have decided to extend their partnership with Together for Short Lives until April 2020. Center Parcs and Together for Short Lives share a passion for creating quality family time, and Center Parcs...

Spotlight on Scotland

Date Posted
8 August, 2018
Author
Rachel Meehan

Over the next couple of weeks we'll be publishing three blog posts shining a spotlight on Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. We want to raise awareness and celebrate the great work being done and fantastic services available in these areas...

The government needs to fund, not fail seriously ill children

Date Posted
30 July, 2018
Author
James Cooper

Together for Short Lives is calling on the government to get serious about proper funding for children’s palliative care. The 40,000 babies, children and young people in England with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions have some of the most complex health...

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