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Open letter delivered to Secretary of State

Date Posted
30 January, 2020

This afternoon we delivered an open letter to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, calling for immediate action to end the children’s palliative care workforce crisis.

Being a Mummy means…

Date Posted
22 March, 2020

Carole is Mum to Sophie, soon to be six years old, Oliver aged eight months and Joshua who would have been four years old in May. Joshua passed away in 2017 aged fifteen months. On Mother’s Day we asked Carole...

Charities need whatever it takes today

Date Posted
19 March, 2020
Andrew Fletcher

It was great to see the Chancellor Rishi Sunak talk on Tuesday about doing 'whatever it takes' to get businesses through these very uncertain times. Thousands rely on them for a livelihood and support is both necessary and welcome. But...

Together for Short Lives conference postponed

Date Posted
12 March, 2020

We regret to announce we have postponed our UK conference Time for Change: a new vision for children’s palliative care that was due to take place in Manchester on 25 and 26 of March 2020. We have taken this decision...

Building vital support with new charity partner, Summers Inman

Date Posted
17 February, 2020

We are proud to launch a fantastic new charity partnership with Summers Inman, construction and property consultants, based in seven regional offices across the UK. Our partnership with Summers Inman will help us to continue making a lifetime of difference...



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