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MPs call for fair funding of children’s palliative care

Date Posted
12 December, 2016

Parliamentarians at Westminster have been continuing to press the Government to ensure that children’s palliative care services in England receive fair, sustainable funding from the NHS and local authorities. On Tuesday (11 December), Sarah Champion, Rotherham’s new MP, used her...

Sunday Mirror backs our DLA campaign

Date Posted
10 December, 2016

This Christmas, The Mirror is supporting Together Short Lives’ Christmas appeal to help and support the 49,000 children and young people, and their families, across the UK who are unlikely to make it into adulthood. Christmas is a special time for all...

Living our values

Date Posted
2 September, 2016
Barbara Gelb

When Children’s Hospice UK and ACT merged to become Together for Short Lives five years ago, one of the first things we did was to think about our culture and our values – what kind of organisation did we need...

Welcome to my World

Date Posted
8 July, 2016
Steph Nimmo

There is not a day in my life that goes by where I don't wish I could clone myself, while this would be a somewhat scary prospect for my children it might make my life slightly easier. I describe myself...

Through my eyes

Date Posted
27 June, 2016
Jane Green

Discovering I was pregnant with Callum was a wonderful, if unexpected surprise; a baby brother for my son Connor! Everything progressed well until Callum suffered oxygen deprivation at birth, resulting in severe brain damage. At six days old, I was...


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