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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...

United for young adults living with complex and life-limiting conditions

Date Posted
3 April, 2019
Dr Jo Elverson

St Oswald’s Hospice, based in Newcastle upon Tyne has launched a pilot outpatient clinic to support young adults with complex and life-limiting conditions who are moving from children’s to adult health services, as well as GPs and other healthcare professionals...

Watchdog praises Welsh children’s hospices

Date Posted
1 April, 2019

Together for Short Lives has welcomed an independent review which has found that high quality care is available to seriously ill young people at Wales’ children’s hospices. However, the charity has called on Welsh ministers to take action to make...

What does motherhood mean to you?

Date Posted
31 March, 2019

For many of us Mother’s Day is one of those diary dates filled with mixed emotions. For lots of mums there’ll be breakfast in bed, lovely cuddles and family time; perhaps there will be tinges of sadness too for those...



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