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Last chance to book!
A limited number of spaces are still left available for our upcoming Child Bereavement seminars. These seminars will be held in central Manchester on 21 June, Birmingham on 28 June, London on 5 July and Cardiff on 22 November. 

Speakers at these events include Dr Katie Koehler (Child Bereavement UK), Sue McDermott (OBE) (Rainbows GB) and Rehanah Sadiq (Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust).
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News and research 
Bereavement benefits:

Research from the Childhood Bereavement Network finds that more than 2,000 bereaved families miss out on financial support each year, because the parents were not married. Read the findings.
Childhood bereavement and stress resilience: A new study has considered the relationship between childhood bereavement, and stress resilience in late adolescence. Read the findings.

Parental bereavement leave: A bill that will grant bereaved parents in the UK with at least two weeks paid bereavement leave has moved closer to becoming law. The 'Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill' has passed through its third reading at the House of Commons, and will now be reviewed in the House of LordsFind out more.

Sudden infant death syndrome: Researchers from the British Medical Journal have considered the relationship between air pollution and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Read the findings.

Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: Academics from Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden, have analysed the circumstances of SUDEP. 
Read the findings.
Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay consultation

There are now just under 3 weeks left to submit responses to the UK Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill consultation.

Feedback on the Bill, which will help to shape the policy on Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay, must be submitted by 11:45pm on Friday 8 June 2018.

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