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2023 Supporter Celebration

Date Posted
28 December, 2023

2023 has been an amazing year at Together for Short Lives, with our supporters continuing to raise vital money and awareness to help the UK’s 99,000 seriously ill children and their families. From a marathon across the Sahara to the...

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...


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