Yearly Archives: 2016

We’re now a proud Global Giving partner

In the run up to Christmas 2016 we competed in Global Giving’s Gateway Challenge. Up for grabs: a coveted permanent spot on Global Giving’s world-leading charity crowdfunding site. We just had to get over £2,500 in donations across 50 or

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Amazing sensory facilities at Royal Alexandra Children’s hospital in Brighton

In 2017 our aim is to provide life changing sensory equipment for children in the UK and Cambodia. Sensory equipment can really enhance the health and wellbeing of a child when they visit a hospital, yet there are very few

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Watch what happened when our first grant recipient went to Cambodia

Earlier this year we were thrilled to award our first grant to Nurse Sue Higgins, a children’s nurse from North Manchester. In May Sue joined our Trustee, Professor Andrew Rowland, at M’Lop Tapang, a leading organisation working with vulnerable children, youth,

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A successful first medical outreach trip with a grant recipient

The first recipient of one of our grants in relation to our medical outreach clinics, developing talent and sharing skills project, Sister Sue Higgins, a children’s nurse from The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, has safely returned to the UK

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A prevalence of lead poisoning in Sihanoukville

This week the SicKids team are in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, supporting the health and wellbeing of local children and parents alongside the excellent team at M’Lop Tapang. Interestingly, we’ve learned about a prevalence of lead poisoning in the region – something

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Building a medical library for health workers in Sihanoukville

During Cambodia’s troubled past many text books were lost, leaving knowledge gaps and a lack of resources for health workers today. This donation of medical text books by our trustee, Dr Andrew Rowland, will help the health clinic at M’Lop

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Brilliant results from M’Lop Tapang’s education team

This week the SicKids team are in Cambodia supporting the health and wellbeing of children and young people in and around Sihanoukville. Today Dr Andrew Rowland and Nurse Sue Higgins were delighted to welcome back Samnang* to their clinic. He

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Delivering the first ever baby massage training supporting infant health in Cambodia

Today Sister Sue Higgins, the first recipient of a SicKids medical outreach grant, delivered what we believe to be the first ever baby massage training in Cambodia. During her second of six days working alongside the amazing organisation M’Lop Tapang in Sihanoukville,

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Seven steps to better protect children & young people

Our Trustee, Andrew, was delighted to deliver the  Key Note Lecture in Swindon today. Joining a series of excellent speakers, Andrew’s lecture reminded everyone of the seven steps necessary to better protect children and young people, both in the UK

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Highlighting needs of children at international medical conference

Our founder, Professor Andrew Rowland, is jetting off to Cape Town today. There he’ll facilitate conversations about the recognition of child abuse, neglect and exploitation, and recognising and responding to children and young people with mental health needs, at the International Conference on

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