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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. Keep up-to-date with the latest news by signing up to our news bulletin and by following us on Twitter 

Helping parents navigate Neonatal Intensive Care Units

Date Posted
12 December, 2023

A new resource is supporting new and soon-to-parents through the complex and unique environment of a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The Palliative Care Information for Parents, which we’ve made together with charity Bliss, is being piloted in NICUs and...

Winter policy roundup for families 2023

Date Posted
11 December, 2023
James Cooper

The latest policy information for families. To receive the latest policy roundup, sign up to our family newsletter here. Thank you for campaigning to #savethegrant Following a campaign to save the grant NHS England (NHSE) Children's Hospice Grant by Together...

The Autumn Statement was a missed opportunity

Date Posted
22 November, 2023

The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Autumn Statement missed a vital opportunity to ensure seriously ill children and their families can access the lifeline palliative care they need, says Together for Short Lives. The statement includes some welcome news, including a...

Alesha Dixon named as Ambassador for Together for Short Lives

Date Posted
16 November, 2023

We are so excited to announce that Alesha Dixon, singer-songwriter, author and TV personality, is our new Ambassador. We first met Alesha back in 2016, and since then she has already made a huge difference to the families of seriously...

New Trustees for Together for Short Lives

Date Posted
4 October, 2023

We want to give a warm welcome to our three newly appointed Trustees, who are joining our Board of Trustees to further strengthen our charity governance. Our three new Trustees – Rob Lightfoot, Mark Smith and Emma Aspinall – will...


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