‘I was buzzing from Our Dementia Choir’

‘I was buzzing from Our Dementia Choir’

If you watched Our Dementia Choir on BBC One recently, you’ll know how powerfully the documentary showed the benefits of music for people living with dementia. One of the choir members, 67-year-old Chris Connell, (above, with arms raised) has a rarer form of the...
‘The National saved my life three times’

‘The National saved my life three times’

I’ve had quite a rollercoaster over the last 10 years – I’ve been admitted to The National Hospital for three different neurological issues, but thankfully I’ve come through the other side – and would not be here if it wasn’t for the amazing doctors and nurses...
Under The Umbrella

Under The Umbrella

One in six people are affected by a neurological condition – this is a key strapline for our charity and a hard-hitting statistic. Recently, this statistic was brought home to us when we shared our stories about friends and family affected by a neuro disorder....
A warm welcome

A warm welcome

Thanks to your support, the charity is growing bigger each year, and we’re bringing in more funds for Queen Square. As a result, we’re excited to be able to expand our team in the form of Alexis, Abbie and Jane, who have all brought their valuable skills to the...
The new Molly Lane Fox Unit opens

The new Molly Lane Fox Unit opens

The first-ever dedicated ward for brain tumour patients in the UK, The Molly Lane Fox Ward, has recently re-opened – and has now doubled in size, thanks to our fundraisers, who raised £670,0000 for the project. The original unit opened in 2011 with £1m funding...
My grandma is a living miracle

My grandma is a living miracle

It was a Saturday afternoon in mid-February when the house phone rang – and it would drastically change our lives forever… The call was from my sister Eftyhia, telling us that she found our grandmother (“Yiayia”, Greek for grandmother) collapsed on the living room...