News & Blog

2019 WellChild Award Nominations Open!

WellChild, has opened the call for nominations for the 2019 WellChild Awards, in association with GSK. This prestigious annual event celebrates the inspirational qualities of the UK’s seriously ill children and young people and the...

Posted 21 Mar 2019

Thanks for Red Nose Day support for our medicines app

Over the last nine months, WellChild has been working on a fantastic new phone app with support from Comic Relief’s ‘Tech For Good’ programme. Today, on Red Nose Day, we would like to tell you...

Posted 15 Mar 2019

Accessible garden for seven year old Anya

Anya is Autistic, has global development delay, learning difficulties and dyspraxia. This affects all areas of Anya’s life. She relies on adults to communicate for her as she is non verbal. This can be very...

Posted 06 Mar 2019

Meet the WellChild Parent Ambassadors!

Our WellChild Parent Ambassadors are a network of parents and carers of children with exceptional health needs from across the UK. They volunteer with us to raise awareness of our work and help us reach...

Posted 20 Feb 2019

Ten year old Rudy’s WellChild Garden Makeover!

Rudy has hydrocephalus, hemiplegia affecting his right side, and is also autistic. Rudy finds social interactions difficult, he doesn’t understand the needs of others and can be unpredictable. Rudy puts inedible items in his mouth...

Posted 06 Feb 2019

Sian Taylor: A Tribute

This week, WellChild learnt the tragic news that our dear friend and colleague, Sian Taylor had lost her very brief battle with cancer. Her passion and commitment is a huge loss and her contribution to...

Posted 01 Feb 2019

Welcome to our WellChild Nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital

Welcome to Emilie Maughan, our WellChild Children’s Nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital whose post was made possible through a partnership between WellChild, Talbot Underwriting and Great Ormond Street Hospital. As the WellChild Long Term...

Posted 31 Jan 2019