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5 Fundraising Tips for the New Year

Want to raise money to support WellChild, but not sure where to start? Our fundraising team have shared their top 5 tips on successful fundraising. Already have an idea? Request a fundraising pack here. 1. The...

Posted 04 Jan 2019

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WellChild Publishes 11 Principles For Better Training

Guidance for health and care professionals on the development and delivery of training for unpaid carers. WellChild today launches guidance for health and care professionals to help improve the quality and consistency of training for...

Posted 13 Dec 2018

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Sockatoos supports WellChild

Gloucestershire baby clothing company Sockatoos will be donating a pound from each item sold to WellChild to support our work with seriously ill children and their families across the UK. Sockatoos, which were created by...

Posted 13 Dec 2018

Meet WellChild Nurse Alex from St George’s Hospital London

Meet our WellChild Nurse Alex McClements who cares for children in London, based at St George’s Hospital. Alex is the WellChild Clinical Nurse Specialist for Paediatric Respiratory and Long Term Ventilation and is part of...

Posted 05 Dec 2018

Sailability event wins top award

The annual Sailability event which allows WellChild children and their families to have fun on the water has won a prestigious award for encouraging accessibility. Sailability, which takes place each year at the Carsington Sailing...

Posted 14 Nov 2018

Budget 2018 falls short for seriously ill children

Yesterday’s Budget 2018 speech by the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a number of welcome increases to adult and children’s social care and mental health services. However it falls short of the £434 million desperately...

Posted 30 Oct 2018