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Together for Short Lives is the UK charity for children and young people who are expected to have short lives.

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Big thanks to Morrisons colleagues who did the 26km Peak District Trek on Saturday. We were overwhelmed by the enthusiasm everyone had, it was an amazing day! Thanks to MorrisonsFound1 for match funding the funds raised, it will make such a difference to the families we support

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Today is a sombre day for the country as we reflect on the life of Her Majesty the Queen. Our Helpline service is closed for calls today, buy if you need some support today our ‘Looking After Yourself’ resource offers some tips to improve your wellbeing

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1 day to go! Wishing the best of luck to Morrisons colleagues who are taking part in the Peak District Trek tomorrow!🥾Thank you for helping to make a difference to the lives of families caring for a seriously ill child - we think you are amazing!💜

1 day to go! Wishing the best of luck to @Morrisons colleagues who are taking part in the Peak District Trek tomorrow!🥾Thank you for helping to make a difference to the lives of families caring for a seriously ill child - we think you are amazing!💜
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A period of National Mourning can be hard for those who have experienced loss or who are caring for a seriously ill child. We are here for you togetherforshortlives.org.uk/get-support/ or call 0808 8088 100 9am–4pm weekdays. (closed Monday 19 September but please leave a message)

A period of National Mourning can be hard for those who have experienced loss or who are caring for a seriously ill child. We are here for you togetherforshortlives.org.uk/get-support/ or call 0808 8088 100 9am–4pm weekdays. (closed Monday 19 September but please leave a message)
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Some parents will care for their child with cancer for years, others only months. Each loss just as unbearable as the one before. Our End of Life Guide for Families provides practical info when all you've got is questions 👇
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Some parents will care for their child with cancer for years, others only months. Each loss just as unbearable as the one before. Our End of Life Guide for Families provides practical info when all you've got is questions 👇 #ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth togetherforshortlives.org.uk/get-support/su…
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Thank you to everyone who attended our last week – it was a brilliant two days of learning and networking, and it was so great to meet and work with so many passionate professionals 💜

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Every month we hold a day of free, online legal support sessions for families - where anybody caring for a child with a serious illness can access free legal advice from LawWorks. We still have a few slots for tomorrow: calendly.com/helpline-tfsl/…

Every month we hold a day of free, online legal support sessions for families - where anybody caring for a child with a serious illness can access free legal advice from @Law_Works. We still have a few slots for tomorrow: calendly.com/helpline-tfsl/…
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Last week the government announced that it would freeze average annual household energy bills at £2,500 for two years from 1 October. But we'd like to see the government give more help to families of seriously ill children for whom time is short. togetherforshortlives.org.uk/cap-welcome-bu…

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We are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty The Queen. As a mark of respect we are pausing social media communications.

However, we want to reassure families that our helpline & support services remain open during this time of mourning. Visit: togetherforshortlives.org.uk/get-support/

We are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty The Queen. As a mark of respect we are pausing social media communications. However, we want to reassure families that our helpline & support services remain open during this time of mourning. Visit: togetherforshortlives.org.uk/get-support/
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I'm a big fan of Tara Kerr-Elliott (she/her), and her talk about supporting professionals to be present when the child is dying is brilliant - sensitive, real, honest, quietly challenging us. 'Real compassion is being brave enough to stay in the moment and not run away'.

I'm a big fan of @KerrElliott, and her talk about supporting professionals to be present when the child is dying is brilliant - sensitive, real, honest, quietly challenging us. 'Real compassion is being brave enough to stay in the moment and not run away'. #tfslconference
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When talking about Children’s Palliative Care, we can worry about saying the wrong thing. On Road Media is working to help us shift public understanding of . Nicky Hawkins & Chiara Varè at share their new Communications Toolkit onroadmedia.org.uk/work/childrens…

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Welcome back delegates to day two of our . There’s much to look forward to today, including a talk from Julia Hackett who will present: ‘What does ‘good’ palliative care look like for children and young people.’

Welcome back delegates to day two of our #TFSLConference. There’s much to look forward to today, including a talk from @JuHackett who will present: ‘What does ‘good’ palliative care look like for children and young people.’
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We’re thrilled to share that Dr Lisa Kauffmann will become our new Chair of Trustees, when our current Chair, Hilary Cass, stands down in March 2023. Lisa says: 'It is a pleasure & an honour to contribute to such an essential & important charity.' togetherforshortlives.org.uk/dr-lisa-kauffm…

We’re thrilled to share that Dr Lisa Kauffmann will become our new Chair of Trustees, when our current Chair, @Hilary_Cass, stands down in March 2023. Lisa says: 'It is a pleasure & an honour to contribute to such an essential & important charity.' togetherforshortlives.org.uk/dr-lisa-kauffm…
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We end day one of our with a talk from Clare Periton, CEO of Helen & Douglas House. Clare is looking back at the last 40 years of the world's first children's hospice, set up in 1982. Congratulations to the whole team on 40 incredible years of supporting families.

We end day one of our #TFSLConference with a talk from Clare Periton, CEO of @HelenAndDouglas. Clare is looking back at the last 40 years of the world's first children's hospice, set up in 1982. Congratulations to the whole team on 40 incredible years of supporting families.
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