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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...

Why increasing the Children’s Hospice Grant is vital

Date Posted
18 July, 2018
Author
Toby Porter, Chief Executive, Acorns Children’s Hospice 

Together for Short Lives has launched a petition calling on the Government to use some of the recent £20 billion NHS funding boost to fund the lifeline services that support seriously ill children and their families. Toby Porter, Chief Executive...

How the NHS made me

Date Posted
2 July, 2018
Author
Katrina McNamara

In a series of blogs to mark the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the NHS, we’re highlighting its central role in supporting children with life-limiting conditions and their families. We’ve asked professionals to share reflections on their roles to...

Together for Short Lives scoops three awards

Date Posted
29 June, 2018

Together for Short Lives are excited to announce that they have won gold, silver and bronze at the Corporate Engagement Awards. The Awards Ceremony, which was held at the Conaught Rooms in London on Tuesday 26th June, hosted inspiring businesses and...

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