A good death is priceless
Together for Short Lives
by Ruyman Rodriguez
3w ago
Sacha Langton-Gilks is mother to DD, Rufus and Holly. Her son DD (David) was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2007, and died in 2012 aged 16 years. Sacha’s blog is based on the theme of her book Follow the Child, and her passion for every child/young person and their family to have real choice in […] The post A good death is priceless appeared first on Together for Short Lives ..read more
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Time with Complex care programme team in Toronto
Together for Short Lives
by Marcella Pinto
1M ago
In her final blog update, Helena shares her time with the teams in Toronto and her final reflections. To follow along with her earlier blogs head to: Blog 1 Blog 2 Blog 3 Blog 4 Blog 5 Complex Care for Kids Ontario (CCKO) is a provincial strategy to improve access across Ontario to integrated medical […] The post Time with Complex care programme team in Toronto appeared first on Together for Short Lives ..read more
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Spring policy roundup for families 2024
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by Ben Dellow
1M ago
The latest policy information for families To receive the latest policy roundup, sign up to our family newsletter here. Thank you for supporting our ‘Short Lives Can’t Wait’ campaign In March 2024, we launched our new ‘Short Lives Can’t Wait’ campaign highlighting the postcode lottery in access to children’s palliative and end of life care […] The post Spring policy roundup for families 2024 appeared first on Together for Short Lives ..read more
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Time for Toronto
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by Marcella Pinto
1M ago
In her latest blog update, Helena shares her time with the teams in Toronto. To follow along with her earlier blogs: Blog 1 Blog 2 Blog 3 Blog 4 Waking up on my last morning in Vancouver to find that my flight to Toronto had been cancelled and scheduled for four hours later was a […] The post Time for Toronto appeared first on Together for Short Lives ..read more
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Runners raise over £45,000 for Together for Short Lives at London Marathon
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by Fern Dunn
1M ago
On Sunday, London welcomed back its most iconic sporting event, the London Marathon 2024. 15 courageous runners, representing Team Together for Short Lives, joined over 40,000 fellow participants at the starting line to conquer the challenging 26.2 mile course. Against the backdrop of London’s breathtaking landmarks, runners soaked in the city’s beauty while being cheered […] The post Runners raise over £45,000 for Together for Short Lives at London Marathon appeared first on Together for Short Lives ..read more
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Together for Short Lives announces two-year charity partnership with Proxima Group
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by Fern Dunn
1M ago
We are so pleased to announce an amazing two-year partnership with Proxima Group as their chosen charity. This partnership with world-leading procurement and supply chain consultancy will play a crucial role in supporting our mission to ensure that families caring for a child with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition, can access the very best quality […] The post Together for Short Lives announces two-year charity partnership with Proxima Group appeared first on Together for Short Lives ..read more
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The Palliative Care Programme in British Columbia
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by Marcella Pinto
1M ago
In her latest blog update, Helena visits Canuck Place Children’s Hospice in Vancouver. To follow along with her earlier blogs: Blog 1, blog 2, blog 3. Where do I start ? The Paediatric Palliative Care Programme across British Columbia is a truly integrated model of care delivered across hospice, hospital, community, education and research -to […] The post The Palliative Care Programme in British Columbia appeared first on Together for Short Lives ..read more
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My Churchill Fellowship begins
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by Marcella Pinto
1M ago
Just before Easter Helena Dunbar, Director of Service Development and Improvement at Together for Short Lives, travelled to Canada to undertake the fist leg of her Churchill Fellowship. If you haven’t already read it, and would like to follow her, check out Helena’s other blogs here and here. In this third blog instalment, Helena shares […] The post My Churchill Fellowship begins appeared first on Together for Short Lives ..read more
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Time for some adventures
Together for Short Lives
by Marcella Pinto
1M ago
If you haven’t already read it, check out Helena’s first blog where she announced her upcoming Churchill Fellowship. In this second blog instalment, she travels to Canada to start her fellowship, and spends a sunny weekend enjoying some sights before the real work begins… On 28 March I packed my bags and headed off to […] The post Time for some adventures appeared first on Together for Short Lives ..read more
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One year on from the launch of The Kentown Programme – meet Ben
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by Marcella Pinto
2M ago
The Kentown Children’s Palliative Care Programme in North West England has reached its one-year milestone, supporting around 128 families across Lancashire and South Cumbria. Launched with the needs of children with life-limiting and life-threatening illnesses and their families at its core, families have described the initiative as ‘transformative’. The Family Service Co-ordinators help families to […] The post One year on from the launch of The Kentown Programme – meet Ben appeared first on Together for Short Lives ..read more
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