The future of stroke care

The future of stroke care

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...
The patients are so grateful

The patients are so grateful

“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. My name is Selam and I’m a clinical nurse specialist...
Taming Terry

Taming Terry

After being diagnosed with a brain tumour, Laura King decided to raise funds for The National Brain Appeal by organising and taking part in not one, but three events. With an infectiously positive attitude, she tells us how she is taming Terry the Tumour. In April, I...
The Molly Lane Fox Unit opens

The Molly Lane Fox Unit opens

The Molly Lane Fox Unit opens at The National Hospital thanks to The National Brain Appeal. The NHS will take a major step in improving the care of patients with brain cancer with the opening of the UK’s first dedicated brain tumour unit at The National Hospital...
The Molly Lane Fox Unit opens

Thanks – you saved my life says MP

An MP who underwent life-saving surgery at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) to remove a brain tumour returned to the hospital to pay tribute to staff. Guy Opperman handed over a cheque for £3,050 to The National Brain Appeal – raised during...