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We welcome progress highlighted in new child health scorecard

Date Posted
23 January, 2019

Together for Short Lives has welcomed the positive progress being made by the government, NHS England and others to improve child health in England. However, we join the call for more action to address the shortage in the number of...

In defence of Lobbying

Date Posted
18 January, 2019
Andy Fletcher

Lobbying is a dirty word for many. One that conjures up smoke filled rooms, and cash filled envelopes. One that evokes the malevolent spectres of bias, greed and manipulation. Spin. The dark arts. And fair enough, in many ways. A...

Together for Short Lives awarded funding to tackle loneliness

Date Posted
22 December, 2018

We are delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded funding by Her Majesty’s Government and the Big Lottery Fund to tackle loneliness in families looking after a seriously ill child. The grant from the Building Connections Fund will be used...


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