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Family stories

99,000 children and young people are living in the UK with health conditions that are life-limiting or life-threatening – and the number is rising. Meet some of the families we support.

Oliver’s story: “He was loving, thoughtful and truly hilarious”

After a diagnosis of an aggressive brain tumour, Oliver lived for just over a year. This is his story – told by his mum Clare... Oliver became unwell in the Autumn of 2022: “Oliver suddenly became very tired and would...