News & Blog

Nominations open for the 2018 WellChild Awards

Nominations for the 2018 WellChild Awards, in association with GSK, are open. This prestigious annual event celebrates the inspirational qualities of the UK’s seriously ill children and young people and the dedication of those who...

Posted 19 Jan 2018

Prince Harry, Gaby Roslin and Ashley Banjo presenting 2017 WellChild Award winners Erin and Finley with their awards - WellChild Awards

A look back at our WellChild Family Events

This year WellChild Families have been having lots of fun making new friends and memories at events that have involved climbing mountains, meeting animals, sailing and visiting the Circus! Mountain Rescue 2017 In July, families...

Posted 14 Dec 2017

Family Events

Solutions for improving medication safety at home for families

A joint event sponsored by Medicines for Children and MedsIQ saw child health professionals and parents work together to develop ideas for practical solutions and interventions to improve medication safety at home for families. The...

Posted 10 Dec 2017

medication safety at home

New resources for parents launched as part of Medicine Safety Day

The Medicines for Children website provides practical and reliable advice about giving medications to your child. Produced by WellChild, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists Group (NPPG), the...

Posted 01 Dec 2017

Medicine Safety

Day in the life of a parent carer

As Carers Week draws to a close Jill, mum to Noah and Oscar, shares a typical ‘day in the life’… #‎notanurse_but this was my day last week, a straightforward day for me without any additional...

Posted 16 Jun 2017

The WellChild Family Tree: Jack’s story

Jack’s family are part of the WellChild Family Tree and were recently involved in making bracelets for guests of the 2016 WellChild Awards. Jack’s mum tells us all about Jack and the support they have...

Posted 02 Jun 2017