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Together for Short Lives and Bliss launch new information for families whose baby’s future is uncertain

Date Posted
16 July, 2024

Alongside the charity Bliss, we are launching new information developed for families whose baby’s future is uncertain The information, which can be found here, guides families through the different aspects of perinatal palliative, ongoing, end of life and bereavement care....

Reaching out

Date Posted
15 July, 2024
Author
Ben Woolner

Ben is a Family Service Coordinator working for Together for Short Lives as part of the Kentown Children’s Palliative Care Programme. A transformative project between Together for Short Lives, The Kentown Wizard Foundation and Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity.  Created to...

Miles that matter

Date Posted
9 July, 2024
Author
Francesca Lennon

Back in 2022, Francesca Lennon took on the major challenge of cycling to all 54 children’s hospices across the UK. Inspired by her work as a children’s nurse and her own experience of personal loss, Francesca is back to take...

Make sure your next MP delivers for children who need palliative care

Date Posted
28 June, 2024
Author
James Cooper

With less than one week to until polling day, prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs) from all the parties contesting the general election are making their final pitches to voters across the UK. If a candidate knocks on your door, you have...

Morrisons colleagues share their connection with Children’s Hospice Week

Date Posted
17 June, 2024
Author
Annie Williamson

Together for Short Lives, in partnership with Morrisons, has a profound impact on the lives of families facing the challenges of having a seriously ill child. The experiences of two Morrisons colleagues, Matt and Davina, offer a glimpse into the...

Pedal power challenge raises money for children’s hospices

Date Posted
17 June, 2024

Francesca Lennon, a dedicated children’s hospice nurse, has returned with another epic fundraiser: swapping her uniform for cycling shorts to raise vital funds for children’s hospices across the UK. Over the next seven days, during Children's Hospice Week 2024, Francesca...

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