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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.

Together for Short Lives supports more families caring for seriously ill children than ever before

Date Posted
3 October, 2018

Together for Short Lives has helped more families than ever before this year, providing vital help and legal support and fundraising for the UK’s children’s hospice and palliative care charities that they rely on. Our new impact report for 2017/18,...

Partner Hobbycraft launches Christmas charity ad

Date Posted
15 November, 2018

Hobbycraft, the UK’s largest craft retailer reveals its Christmas charity video, in partnership with Together for Short Lives. The film features two very special stars – four-year-old Lizzie, whose family are supported by Children’s Hospice South West - and a...

A fund for change – Together for Short Lives launches 8 new projects

Date Posted
15 November, 2018

Eight innovative projects launch today, to help young people with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition get the vital support they need, made possible by funding from Together for Short Lives – the UK charity for children’s palliative care. Advances in...

Government listens to our call for more flexible bereavement leave

Date Posted
2 November, 2018

We are delighted that the government has listened to calls for more flexible and inclusive terms in parental bereavement leave legislation and today announced that the new Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Act will also entitle primary carers for children...

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