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Vaccinations vital, but government must ensure sustainable workforce

Date Posted
10 November, 2021

Following the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care’s decision to mandate COVID vaccinations for health and care professionals in England from April 2022, Together for Short Lives has called on the government to act to make sure children’s...

A tribute to John Overton

Date Posted
6 October, 2021

I was very sad to hear that our good friend, and long-term children’s palliative care ambassador John Overton passed away on Saturday 2 October. John died peacefully in hospital with his wife Margaret and two sons at his side. Our...


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