News & Blog

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

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

Fundraising

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