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Why increasing the Children’s Hospice Grant is vital

Date Posted
18 July, 2018
Toby Porter, Chief Executive, Acorns Children’s Hospice 

Together for Short Lives has launched a petition calling on the Government to use some of the recent £20 billion NHS funding boost to fund the lifeline services that support seriously ill children and their families. Toby Porter, Chief Executive...

We launch new campaign to increase funding for children’s palliative care

Date Posted
11 July, 2018

Today we are launching a public campaign asking Theresa May to increase the Children's Hospice Grant, which helps fund children's hospices – vital services that seriously ill children and families rely on. As the number of children with life-limiting conditions increases, demand for children’s palliative care...


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