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WellChild Parent and Youth Ambassadors at it again

Parent Ambassadors On the 20th March, six WellChild Parent Ambassadors came together for a training day in Birmingham. The day was a huge success, with updates on current projects, media training and discussions on how...

Posted 16 Apr 2019

Rachel Mason’s Five Tips for School Choir Success

Rachel Mason, is an award-winning songwriter, musical director, arranger and vocal coach. She was an expert judge for Sky One television’s National Television Award-nominated show, Sing: Ultimate A Cappella during which she worked with musicians ranging...

Posted 10 Apr 2019

WellChild Garden Makeover for Hayley

Hayley has Leigh syndrome – a rare inherited disorder that affects the central nervous system. She also has a hearing impairment and needs 24 hour care. Hayley cannot speak, so she communicates through facial expression...

Posted 09 Apr 2019

A night at the WellChild Awards

Jeff Evans, father of 2015 WellChild Award winner Nellie-Mai, writes about their evening at the ceremony and shares their experience meeting WellChild Patron the Duke of Sussex. I think it’s difficult to understand, without having a...

Posted 04 Apr 2019

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