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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.

Briefing on the Leeds data study

Date Posted
27 July, 2012

Together for Short Lives has produced a briefing on how to use the data published in the recent study by University of Leeds about the prevalence of children and young people with life-limiting conditions in the UK. The briefing provides...

Comment on announcement of Palliative Care Funding Pilots

Date Posted
20 March, 2012

Commenting on today's announcement of the sites for the Palliative Care Funding Pilots, Together for Short Lives Chief Executive Barbara Gelb said: "Today's announcement of a crucial pilot to focus on children's palliative care involving a consortium of four areas...

More children now living with ‘life-limiting’ conditions

Date Posted
12 March, 2012

The number of children with conditions such as muscular dystrophy, neurodegenerative disorders or severe cerebral palsy who are surviving into adulthood has been underestimated, a new study shows. Research led from the University of Leeds, has shown that the number...

Together for Short Lives new voice for children’s palliative care

Date Posted
1 November, 2011

A new organisation, Together for Short Lives, is launched today, providing a powerful voice for life-limited and life-threatened children and young people, their families and those who provide them with support. Together for Short Lives is the new name for ACT...

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