News & Blog

Nominations open for the WellChild Awards 2021

WellChild has opened nominations for the 2021 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 dedication of those who go that extra mile to make a real difference to their lives.   Submit...

Posted 17 Sep 2020

Lottery Fund cash boost to WellChild’s work during COVID-19

WellChild’s vital work for seriously ill children and their families during the COVID-19 crisis has received support from The National Lottery Community Fund in the form of a grant for nearly £90,000.  WellChild sprang into action at the...

Posted 28 Aug 2020

Schools reopening: information for parents and carers

The Government’s message is seemingly clear – all pupils must attend school come September. But what does this mean for your child? We’ve read the latest UK government guidance and picked out some key points...

Posted 10 Aug 2020

London Marathon 2020 Update

Following the news that London Marathon 2020 has been cancelled, here is an update on what this means for those planning to run at this year’s event for Team WellChild.

Posted 07 Aug 2020

Gut Feeling – A Journey Through a Child’s Digestive System

Gut Feeling is a new book, published in collaboration between Nicola Stewart and Evelina London Children’s Hospital, it is set to provide insight for parents and carers of children with digestive disorders. Dowload ‘Gut Feeling’...

Posted 05 Aug 2020

Hari’s heading home with a guard of honour

The hard work of WellChild Nurses was in the spotlight this week when four-year-old Hari was given a guard of honour by Merseyside police as he left Alder Hey Children’s Hospital after a 14 month stay.  Hari, who has a rare...

Posted 22 Jul 2020

New children’s book aims to ease lockdown anxiety

Oh! What a Lovely Lockdown by Dr Vijaytha Murali helps to inspire an optimistic approach to the restrictions on the lives of children during lockdown. With a forward by WellChild Ambassador, Oliver Phelps, profits from...

Posted 26 Jun 2020