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Campaigning for change

By supporting our campaigns you can help us make sure that children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and their families have the best quality of life and quality of end of life care. Your support could help make a crucial difference in your local area and across the UK.

A workforce in crisis

A growing shortage of skilled children’s palliative care doctors and nurses across England has reached crisis point. It is leading to seriously ill children and their families missing out on crucial out of hours care and vital short respite breaks....

#GiveItBack: Ask the chancellor to increase funding for care for disabled children

The Disabled Children’s Partnership (DCP), of which Together for Short Lives is a member, is asking you to add your signature to a letter calling on the chancellor to give back the £434 million of support owed to disabled children...

Influencing the Spending Review: write to your local MP

The Disabled Children's Partnership (DCP), of which Together for Short Lives is a member, is asking you to write to your MP(s) to request that they work with ministers to fill the £1.5billion funding gap in disabled children's services, which...

Strengthening choice in children’s palliative care

Children’s palliative care is essential for children who have life-limiting conditions. Without it, seriously ill children, and their families, can experience avoidable pain, stress and anxiety. The government recognises this reality and has made an end of life commitment which...