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Read the latest news about Together for Short Lives and children’s palliative care. For press enquiries see our Media Centre.

Hays smash fundraising target

Date Posted
12 October, 2017

Hays, one of the largest recruitment businesses in the UK, has raised an amazing £251,240 for local children’s hospices over its two-year partnership with Together for Short Lives. The charity of the year partnership set a fundraising target of £120,000...

Short breaks help parents stay together

Date Posted
11 October, 2017

A vital new research study has shown that short breaks for respite provided by children's hospices have a positive impact on the relationships between parents of children with life-limiting conditions. It has also found that where parents do not have...

A big step towards lifting the baby benefit bar

Date Posted
10 October, 2017

UK children’s palliative care charity Together for Short Lives has welcomed an important government announcement which could mark the beginning of the end for the baby benefit bar. As the law stands, seriously ill babies and young children under the age of...

Together for the 49,000 – Our Value and Impact

Date Posted
3 October, 2017

There are 49,000 children and young people living in the UK with health conditions that are life-limiting or life-threatening—and the number is rising. Together for Short Lives is here, together with our 1000 plus members, to give these children and...


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