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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...

The Autumn Statement was a missed opportunity

Date Posted
22 November, 2023

The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Autumn Statement missed a vital opportunity to ensure seriously ill children and their families can access the lifeline palliative care they need, says Together for Short Lives. The statement includes some welcome news, including a...

Alesha Dixon named as Ambassador for Together for Short Lives

Date Posted
16 November, 2023

We are so excited to announce that Alesha Dixon, singer-songwriter, author and TV personality, is our new Ambassador. We first met Alesha back in 2016, and since then she has already made a huge difference to the families of seriously...

New Trustees for Together for Short Lives

Date Posted
4 October, 2023

We want to give a warm welcome to our three newly appointed Trustees, who are joining our Board of Trustees to further strengthen our charity governance. Our three new Trustees – Rob Lightfoot, Mark Smith and Emma Aspinall – will...

New Nuffield report recommends help to resolve care disagreements

Date Posted
18 September, 2023

We welcome a new report that recommends that more help is given to parents and professionals to prevent and resolve disagreements in the care of critically ill children. Now we want to see ministers, the NHS and others work together...


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