Sunday, 25 August 2019

Blind veteran wins Pétanque Home Nations Championship

A blind veteran from Derbyshire was part of the England team who took home the trophy at the Pétanque Home Nations Championship in Cardiff...

93-year-old surgeon shares ‘Tales of the Operating Theatre’

A 93-year-old surgeon who joined the NHS in its first month has launched a new book bringing to life significant medical moments from throughout...

New research project for Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters launched

Ahead of Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters in 2020, YouthLink Scotland is launching ‘On Our Wave Length’. The project will support young people...

Popular ‘Boot Shop’ celebrates 25 years of community cohesion and support

A longstanding day support centre for adults and young people in Easingwold this month celebrated a quarter of a century of helping people develop...

YMCA Adopts Nudge Theory To Get Young People Into Work

YMCA Scotland has formed a partnership with a behavioural science consultancy to fine-tune its employability mentoring programme. The programme, which supports young people aged 16-25...

Success for first Hospice Summer School

'They started off very apprehensive about what a Hospice is . . . and by the end of the week had discovered that end...

Garden transformed for adults with learning disabilities

School Close, a supported living service for adults with physical and learning disabilities in Kirkcudbright, have recently transformed their outdoor space into a garden...

Patients and researchers come together at the British Transplant Games

Hundreds of transplant patients took part in the 2019 Westfield Health British Transplant Games hosted in Newport, Wales this summer. Representatives from Kidney Research...

First flight touches down on hospital’s new £500,000 helipad funded by HELP Appeal

The first helicopter to land on a new £500,000 helipad in Hull touched down on Friday. A five-person crew from Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance...

Support worker who found love at work celebrates career milestone

A support worker who found love and a career for life at a charity supporting adults with learning disabilities is celebrating 30 years of...

Charity-funded echo machine helps tiny tickers

Children requiring life-saving heart scans are now able to receive their care closer to home thanks to a new heart scanner funded by the Rotherham...

£2million boost will help London’s flying medics deliver their world-class care

London’s Air Ambulance Charity has announced it has received £250k from the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital...

Celebrities share private family photos and memories of loved ones affected by dementia

Six high-profile celebrities including Vicky McClure, Rhod Gilbert and Sir Tony Robinson are supporting Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walks in September and October to raise...

Dive into a new challenge with Swimming Down Dementia

One of the UK's leading dementia research charities is calling on people to make a splash for science by signing up for a new...

7-year-old raises funds for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices with special activity day

Thanks to a very special birthday girl, Lilah, families who are supported by children’s hospice charity Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, were treated to a...
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