Yearly Archives: 2017

Charity rugby match raises £1750 for SicKids

Sedgley Park Rugby Club (SPRUFC), also known as the Sedgley Tigers, from Whitefield in Bury, Manchester, have two charity games each season, one in November and the other in March. We’re thrilled that the club supported SicKids at its November

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We’ve opened our first-of-its-kind Sensory Space in Cambodia

We’re delighted to have held the grand opening of the SicKids Sensory Space at M’Lop Tapang, a non-governmental organisation whose services reach over 7,500 children and young people in the Sihanouk province of southern Cambodia. It’s the first-of-its-kind in Cambodia,

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Charlie’s got sore feet – and a nice big donation for SicKids :-)

A massive ‘thanks’ to Charlie Stuart, one of our supporters, for completing the Dublin marathon in aid of SicKids. Yesterday’s 26.2 mile race through the streets of Dublin was Charlie’s first full marathon, which he completed in an impressive 3

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Sharing medical expertise with Cambodia’s Ravy

We’ve just waved goodbye to M’Lop Tapang’s Medical Team Leader Ngov Chanravy (Ravy), who spent a fantastic week in the UK thanks to a SicKids grant, supported by the Burdett Trust for Nursing. The equivalent to an Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner

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We’ve opened our first sensory space to enhance medical and nursing care for children and young people

Today we held the grand opening of The SicKids Sensory Space at North Manchester General Hospital. Mr Barry Dixon CBE DL QFSM MIFireE, Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, performed the opening ceremony, alongside Her Excellency Dr Rathchavy Soeung, The Cambodian

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We’ve awarded an outreach grant to Dr Bratati Bose-Haider

Having already awarded three medical outreach grants, two to UK professionals visiting Cambodia, and one to a Cambodian professional to visit the UK, we’re delighted to have awarded another SicKids grant. The recipient is Dr Bratati Bose-Haider, consultant paediatrician at

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Professional development opportunity for Cambodia’s Nurse Ravy

We’re thrilled to have been awarded a grant from the Burdett Trust for Nursing to fund a professional visit for M’Lop Tapang’s Medical Team Leader Ngov Chanravy (Ravy) this September. The equivalent to an Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner / Nurse

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How to build a sensory room – Part Three: Shopping list!

Links: Part One | Part Two Back in December we began our crowdfunding drive to raise funds to bring the life-changing advantages of sensory play to Cambodia. Our regular followers will already be aware of how sensory equipment can really

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We’re recruiting! Volunteer Fundraiser: apply now

We’re excited to be recruiting for a Volunteer Fundraiser to join our visionary, enthusiastic and friendly team! Working flexibly, the successful candidate will be highly involved in our success, as we gear up to build Cambodia’s first sensory room later

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Developing valuable first aid skills in the community in Cambodia

Over the last couple of days our founder Andrew and grant recipient Joan have co-delivered first aid training to over 50 social workers, teachers and other non-clinical team members at M’Lop Tapang. This follows the great work started by Andrew

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