Our current appeal is to raise £1.5m to expand the stroke service at The National Hospital.
Stroke is the fourth largest cause of death in the UK. The people who do survive may be brain damaged or disabled in some other way. Immediate and specialist care can make a huge difference, though, because it reduces the damage caused by cutting off the blood supply to the brain.
“I have a bittersweet relationship with my job because of the sadness I deal with on a daily basis, but knowing that I am making a difference in someone’s life during difficult times makes my job worthwhile. Read more
Pyjama Party is now ON! We had some eager supporters who held their fundraising PJ spin cycle class before our two weeks of fundraising kicked off – and had a fantastic time in the process.
Fran Mauri and Julie Stoner share a love of exercise, both being regulars at indoor cycling sessions at CychoCycle in London. They have also both faced neuro conditions this year and have undergone treatment at The National Hospital. The great news is that Fran and Julie are now well on the way to recovery, so they and staff at CychoCycle decided to support our annual Pyjama Party event. Read more
Tina Somorin is The National Brain Appeal’s administrative assistant and helps the office to run smoothly. Read more
Meet Nelson. He’s huge. And hairy. He’s also incredibly calm, affable and intuitive. He has the perfect disposition to work in The National Hospital.