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Children’s Hospice Week

Children’s Hospice Week is the UK’s annual awareness week for children’s hospices and palliative care services.

For Children’s Hospice Week 2024 you came out and fundraised, shared your stories and joined us in raising awareness about the incredible support that children’s hospices give to families up and down the UK. Thank you to everyone who took part.

Short Lives Can’t Wait

While Children’s Hospice Week has finished, our our campaign calling on the next UK Government to provide sustainable funding for hospices continues. Please sign our open letter to the new Prime Minister demanding that seriously ill children and their families in your community can access the care they need, because #ShortLivesCantWait.

Children’s Hospice Week 2025

The next Children’s Hospice Week will take place between Monday 16 June and Sunday 22 June 2025. Details will appear here.

If you would like to get involved, please get in touch.

The second we pulled up to Demelza my worries melted away. It was like a lead coat had been lifted off my shoulders and I could breathe for the first time in years.

Sharon, Fenton's mum
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