Posted On: 10/07/18
Muscular Dystrophy UK are disappointed to hear that Summit Therapeutics has stopped the development of its Duchenne drug, ezutromid. After reviewing results from the PhaseOUT DMD trial, Summit has reported that whilst ezutromid was safe, it unfortunately did not provide a benefit to participants. While this is understandably disappointing to families, we have to remember that not all trials will be successful and others are in the pipeline. The learnings from a negative trial can also be...
Posted On: 03/07/18
Are you a patient or family member at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Children's Charity? Join the team at GOSH on Thursday 5 July for a cuppa tea and a knees-up to celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS, one of our nation's most loved institutions! Share your celebration photos with us!
Posted On: 24/06/18
Learning Disability Week ran from 18 – 24 June 2018. Mencap want Learning Disability Week to be a chance for people with a learning disability and NHS staff to celebrate and share good practice, and to work together to improve care that isn't good enough.
Hear from Paula about why she is calling for doctors and nurses to receive mandatory training in Autism and learning disability. Read more
Posted On: 27/06/18
We are delighted to announce that we are one of the first Employers to receive the new Diamond Quality Mark for our Payroll Giving scheme. The Diamond Quality mark is awarded to Employers with over 30% of employees participating in their scheme. This new standard was introduced to commemorate 30 years of Payroll Giving in 2017.
Posted On: 18/06/18
Statistics tell us that one in eight women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis during their lifetime and regrettably for one member of the Against Breast Cancer fundraising team in May 2018 our colleague Allie became that ‘one’. For the past 6 years Allie has given support and advice to fundraisers of all ages and … Read more