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Taking each day as it comes: Riley and Stanley’s story

Date Posted
20 June, 2019
Author
Shailza Leaver

Shailza and Daniel Leaver have two beautiful boys just a year apart in age. They smile and giggle and win hearts just like any other 4 and 3 year old but sadly neither Riley nor Stanley is able to sit,...

Buckets, bric-a-brac and ethical funding

Date Posted
20 June, 2019
Author
Luen Thompson

Luen Thompson, Chief Executive of Forget Me Not Children's Hospice, says that in Children’s Hospice Week, it’s absolutely right that we ask ourselves the very ethical question about how we fund the support offered to children with palliative care needs...

Tackling misconceptions: your questions answered

Date Posted
19 June, 2019

Tackling misconceptions has always been an important part of Children's Hospice Week. It's our responsibility to ensure that families across the UK have a full picture of what children's palliative care is, and how it works. That's why, earlier in...

The H-Word – what’s your perception?

Date Posted
17 June, 2019
Author
Rachel Wright

For almost a year now, Rachel Wright, Family Communications Co-ordinator at East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) has been working on a participatory photography project called "The H Word", designed to support families, raise awareness and tackle misconceptions about children's hospice...

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