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NHS to have legal duty to commission palliative care 

Date Posted
2 March, 2022

A new legal duty on the NHS in England to plan and fund palliative care has moved a step closer following peers’ decision to add a key government amendment to the Health and Care Bill last night. Lord Kamall’s amendment...

What our hospice means to us

Date Posted
24 February, 2022
Emily Delamaine

"We are referring you to a children’s hospice…" These are not the words that you would associate with your beautiful newborn baby. After two months in the NICU we were expecting to take our baby home like every other family,...

I went to the supermarket with Laurence Llewelyn Bowen…

Date Posted
23 February, 2022

Ever wondered what would be top of flamboyant interior designer and beloved TV personality, Laurence Llewelyn Bowen’s weekly shopping list? Apples and… bananas? Bread? Bovril? Turns out his must-have at the local supermarket is in fact baroque wallpaper – fancy!...

New Morrisons charity partnership supports seriously ill children

Date Posted
15 February, 2022

Welcome news for families caring for seriously ill children and children’s hospices today as a brand new partnership launches between supermarket giant, Morrisons and Together for Short Lives. Together for Short Lives and Morrisons are set to raise vital funds...


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