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Growing number of parents suffering heart-breaking loss of a baby

Date Posted
13 October, 2020
Author
Lizzie Chambers

Baby Loss Awareness Week is a poignant reminder of the many parents whose lives have been changed forever by the loss of a baby. Their grief and pain often hidden behind closed doors, dreams and hopes for their child’s future...

#GiveMeABreak

Date Posted
7 October, 2020

Together for Short Lives and Julia's House Children's Hospice has launched new research that shows respite reduces stress and leads to fewer visits to the family doctor for parents of terminally ill children, and call on ministers to give families...

Hobbycraft superstars raise £1.5 Million for Together for Short Lives

Date Posted
8 September, 2020

Our longstanding charity partner, Hobbycraft, has reached an incredible fundraising milestone of £1.5 million for Together for Short Lives. Hobbycraft has worked with Together for Short Lives for eight years and its dedicated store teams, head office staff and generous...

This is…Emma – Celebrating Children’s Hospice Week

Date Posted
30 June, 2020
Author
Emma Aspinall, Acorns Director of Care Services

Views of Acorns Director of Care, Emma Aspinall, on responding to the Covid-19 pandemic I have the privilege of being the Director of Care for Acorns Children’s Hospices. I wanted to take this opportunity during Children’s Hospice week to highlight...

This is…Margaret – supporting the NHS during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Date Posted
30 June, 2020
Author
Margaret Maye, Outreach Nurse Lead for the Acorns Children’s Hospice Birmingham

Margaret Maye is the Outreach Nurse Lead for the Acorns Children’s Hospice in Birmingham. During the pandemic Margaret has been supporting the NHS by working with the Palliative Care Team at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Margaret shares her reflections on her...

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