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Autumn Budget 2017 all style, but no comfort

Once again, families of children and young people with serious health needs are ignored by a budget containing plenty of headline grabbers, but very little comfort. Chancellor Phillip Hammond pledged an extra £2.8bn in funding...

Posted 23 Nov 2017

Autumn Budget 2017

Garden Makeover and Sensory Playroom for 5 year old Jack

Jack has a diagnosis of Lowes Syndrome which means he has severe visual impairment, epilepsy, kidney problems and autistic spectrum disorder. He has limited life expectancy. Jack has difficulties with his mobility and is at...

Posted 17 Nov 2017

13 year old Lewis’ Garden Makeover

Lewis had a diagnosis of the rare condition, F.I.R.E.S, which caused him to have seizures. He has been left with some brain damage, memory loss and reduced mobility. Lewis is unable to do many things...

Posted 08 Nov 2017

New WellChild Ambassadors: Welcome to Dick and Dom!

We are delighted to welcome long term supporters Dick and Dom as official WellChild Ambassadors. The popular comedy duo have been on children’s television for over 20 years starring in shows like Dick and Dom...

Posted 03 Nov 2017

2017 Inspirational Young Person winners collecting their awards

WellChild garden makeover for five year old Philet

Philet has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and is receiving treatment. He also has cerebral palsy and decreased muscle tone, which affects all his limbs. Philet is fed via a PEG tube as he has an unsafe...

Posted 30 Oct 2017

Philet enjoying his new garden

Our Impact 2016/17: Building on a Decade of Care

2016/2017 was a milestone year in the history of WellChild and for the thousands of families that it supports. In the year that marked the tenth anniversary of the WellChild Nurse programme, we supported more...

Posted 19 Oct 2017

Our Impact 2016/2017