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A children’s palliative care workforce in crisis

Date Posted
21 January, 2020
Andy Fletcher

2020 marks the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. As it dawns, the cold reality is that seriously ill children are unable to access enough nurses with the skills and experience to provide them with the palliative care...

Making a lifetime of difference in 2019

Date Posted
7 January, 2020

Our 2018 ‘Hidden Lives’ survey completed by 52 members in our family community revealed that 84% of families caring for a seriously ill child have felt isolated since their child’s diagnosis. 80% said that they were less likely to go...

Moments of Togetherness with Disney’s Frozen 2

Date Posted
3 December, 2019

This November, as families have flocked to cinemas to experience the country's #1 film – Disney's Frozen 2 – we have been working in partnership with Disney UK, to create hundreds of magical moments across the UK to benefit seriously-ill...

We’ve got the X Factor

Date Posted
30 November, 2019

Amazing news! Together for Short Lives has the X Factor once again and will benefit from the sale of the celebrity winner’s single, alongside Shooting Star Children’s Hospices. The money raised will help us to be there for families facing...


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