Victory for our Children's Hospice Grant campaign
We’re delighted our calls to increase and protect the Children’s Hospice Grant have been heeded following NHS England’s decision to ring fence £25million to support children’s hospices
Too many families struggle to get the lifeline care they need. That’s why we champion and campaign for children’s palliative care services and professionals, to help children get the best support possible.
We raise awareness and understanding about childhood death and campaign for policy change, standing alongside families to make sure they get the vital care and help that they need.
Too many families caring for seriously ill children struggle to get the care they need, and often face an unfair postcode lottery of support. That’s why we’re pressing government and policy makers to change things – so no family is left behind.
We want to build a strong and sustainable children’s palliative care sector, and help to join up policy, services, care and support so that every family can have access to specialist children’s palliative care services when and where they need it.
We provide core care pathways, resources and best practice, and share the latest research to help professionals offer the best care to families they can
Children’s palliative care is about promoting the best possible quality of life and care for every child with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition and their family
Our Care Pathways focus on putting children and families at the centre of the process of planning care and support
Browse our resource library for advice and best practice on a range of children’s palliative care issues
Our networks and events bring together professionals from across health, social care and education to develop and share best-practice
Browse upcoming conferences, courses and training opportunities for professionals working in the children’s palliative care sector.
Join us in Manchester for the Together for Short Lives 2022 national conference.
Browse the latest jobs and volunteering opportunities for professionals working in the children’s palliative care sector.
Could you care for people nearing the end of their life and make a real difference at this important time?...
We raise vital funds to support children’s hospices through our National Fundraising Scheme, and to support innovative projects to develop and improve children’s palliative care services.
Every young person with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition deserves a smooth transition to adult services.
Find out about our work to support and develop work towards better transitions for young people.
Children’s hospices and other local services on average have to generate around four fifths of their income to survive.
Our National Fundraising Scheme gives raises vital funding for services across the country.
Volunteers can play a crucial role to support children, families and the and palliative care services
Browse our collection of resources for organisations developing a service where volunteers support families of a child with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition.
We are working with the sector to develop a children's palliative care educational framework