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Sustainable funding for CPC in Wales is critical

Date Posted
3 July, 2023
Maria Timon Samra

On Tuesday 20 June we published a ground-breaking report entitled “The Children in Wales Requiring Palliative Care: Trends in Prevalence and Complexity 2009 – 2019”. Produced to inform the future delivery of paediatric palliative care in Wales, including the services...

Summer policy roundup for families 2023

Date Posted
22 June, 2023
James Cooper, Head of Public Affairs and Policy

The latest policy information for families. To receive the latest policy roundup, sign up to our family newsletter here. Please sign our #SaveTheGrant petition Together for Short Lives has launched a campaign to protect and extend the Children’s Hospice Grant...

HRH The Princess of Wales supports Children’s Hospice Week

Date Posted
19 June, 2023

“I hope you’ll join me in celebrating the truly extraordinary teamwork that goes into providing this incredible care” - Her Royal Highness, The Princess of Wales shares a personal message to mark Children’s Hospice Week. The Princess of Wales has...

My first Father’s Day without my Elisa

Date Posted
16 June, 2023
Dan McEvoy

Dan is Dad to Elisa who died in January 2023. In this special blog he shares what life is like as a parent to a disabled child, and what Father’s Day will be like this year without his daughter. I...


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