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Helping Children Who Need Palliative Care to Access Education

Date Posted
18 February, 2015

A new interactive resource, Helping Children Who Need Palliative Care to Access Education, developed by national charity Together for Short Lives, gives education providers in England the information and support they need to help children with life-limiting conditions. The resource is a comprehensive...

It’s a record breaker

Date Posted
19 January, 2015

The fourth annual Text Santa appeal has been the most successful ever, increasing the total raised by a massive 20% on the 2013 campaign. Boosted by George Clooney’s role in a specially-written sketch of Downton Abbey and Phillip Schofield’s record-breaking...


Updated resource for parent carers

Date Posted
28 November, 2014

An updated resource is available for parents, carers or legal guardians thinking about the critical care options for their child. A Parent’s Guide – Making Critical Care Choices for your Child has been developed by Together for Short Lives to help...

Dobbies – Christmas Charity Night

Date Posted
3 October, 2014

Together for Short Lives is delighted to have been chosen as Dobbies Garden Centres Christmas charity partner! Dobbies are one of the UK's largest garden centre retailers with 35 stores across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. They kicked started their...

Here to help – Introducing our new Family Companion

Date Posted
25 September, 2014

Leading UK charity for children’s palliative care, Together for Short Lives, today launches the third edition of its number one resource for families, the Family Companion. The Family Companion has been developed to help children with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition and their...



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