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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.

Osian’s story: “We lost valuable time at home with Osian, waiting for home care”

“The hospital is for acute illnesses, it’s not for a child to grow and develop in. We lost valuable time at home with Osian, waiting for home care, but we made the best of the time we had together in...