News & Blog

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

WellChild parents deliver workshop at prestigious conference

Parents from WellChild’s parent-led campaign #notanurse_but and Mother’s Instinct were invited to deliver a workshop with paediatric trainees at this year’s London School of Paediatrics Conference at The Tower Hotel The Focus The conference focused...

Posted 28 Feb 2017

Choosing the right education for your child

Please note, the following information only refers to children and young people in England. For information about Wales please see Contact A Families Education in Wales, or for Scotland or Northern Ireland please call Contact...

Posted 27 Feb 2017

Choosing the right education for your child

Eloise’s story: why I’m supporting WellChild

Eloise, a young carer and member of our Children and Young People’s Panel tells us about her involvement with WellChild … My name is Eloise and I am a young carer for my beautiful little...

Posted 07 Feb 2017

Welcome to new Merseyside WellChild Nurse, Esther

WellChild is delighted to welcome Esther Bennington as WellChild Parent Trainer Nurse at Edge Hill University and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, made possible through grants from The Steven Gerrard Foundation and The Oglesby Charitable Trust...

Posted 13 Jan 2017