Short Films

Treating Chronic Pain in Children

"Taking pain away is not really rocket science, it’s not that difficult.  If we can teach any residence, any junior doctors in one or two hours to manage 90% of children with acute pain.  However most children’s hospitals have not yet...

Nazmi’s Story – Prospering with a Genetic Disorder

Read an update from Nazmi here “I honestly feel that there is no need for euthanasia at all. I think it is looking at suffering and end of life care in entirely the wrong way. There are many, many solutions in suffering and euthanasia is...

Palliative Care & Cerebral Palsy – Nadia’s Story

Please consider supporting the important work of the Russian Children’s Palliative Care Foundation www.rcpcf.ru In Moscow, Russia we meet Svetlana Selyukova, Nadia’s Sister “I think we have a regular sisterly relationship. She is annoying, I...

Calvin’s Story – Children’s Hospice

"I'm so desperate for Calvin to get his independence and try to be a normal boy as much as he can," reflects Maureen Muteesa from London, the mother of 8 year old Calvin who is living with a serious illness. Calvin's Story demonstrates the...

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – David Suchet

This short film, narrated by acclaimed British actor David Suchet CBE, communicates some of the key principles of children's palliative care. Regrettably, not all children are blessed with the gift of good health. In fact, there are over...

Little Stars Greece Crowdfunding Campaign

Little Stars is a film project told through the voices of young people and their families.  It showcases the stories of children and young people accomplishing the extraordinary in the face of serious illness.  This UNIVERSAL ISSUE touches...

Little Stars – UK Hospice Going Global

This week we are pleased to be supporting the release of a short film that encourages sharing skills and knowledge of children’s palliative care internationally. This film explains what we can learn together by international linking and...

Matteo’s Story – Care Beyond Cure

Care Beyond Cure – Ondine's Syndrome “One of the things I remember when we first met Matteo was the phrase ‘we are giving you a baby who is alive’ that phrase meant everything and nothing, it meant that Matteo could die at anytime. Children...

Anastassia’s Story – Hope and Hyperinsulinism

Hope and Hyperinsulinism in infants “Don’t be afraid that things like this happen, I believe that every obstacle that is given to you in life is there so you can overcome it and become stronger.” Lana Krupenrova, Anastassia’s Mother....

Taabish’s Story – Thriving with Thalassemia Major

Thriving with Thalassemia Major "I believe it's the quality of life, it doesn't matter how long I may live, but if I live well, I would have lived well.  I believe these children also think the same way and want fun, want enjoyment, want...

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