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Fighting for My Child: Rick’s Story

Following BBC Panorama’s ‘Fighting for My Child’ documentary on Monday 16th July. WellChild Parent Ambassador Rick shares his thoughts (and frustrations) with the lack of support available to families caring for a child with serious...

Posted 20 Jul 2018

Day in the life of a parent carer

As Carers Week draws to a close Jill, mum to Noah and Oscar, shares a typical ‘day in the life’… #‎notanurse_but this was my day last week, a straightforward day for me without any additional...

Posted 16 Jun 2017

Social care budget must provide for children and young people

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced £2bn extra funding for social care in today’s Spring Budget announcement. Whilst we welcome the Government’s recognition of an escalating health and social care crisis, we are concerned that an...

Posted 08 Mar 2017

Social care funding for children and young people

WellChild parents deliver workshop at prestigious conference

Parents from WellChild’s parent-led campaign #notanurse_but and Mother’s Instinct were invited to deliver a workshop with paediatric trainees at this year’s London School of Paediatrics Conference at The Tower Hotel The Focus The conference focused...

Posted 28 Feb 2017

#notanurse_but a Dad

“A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.” – Confused!!! What are dad’s plans for Sophie when she leaves school?  – Errr, I don’t have any.” What are...

Posted 17 Jun 2016