Over the month of July on Croydon Radio, we had a number of inspirational interviews. As always we kept our eyes on the TWEETS for #BrainTumorThursday also and raising awareness of brain tumours. Listen again to the interviews below.
Aunty M Brain Tumours Charity of the Month in July was: The National Brain Appeal and we found out all the things they do and are doing in the future. Listen on the podcast. Also we found out about a new support group in Croydon The Lake Foundation’s African and African-Caribbean Cancer Support Group. Listen again below..
3rd July 2014 PODCAST: We had an interview with Chris Smith who is fighting brain cancer. He tells us how he deals with the up’s and down’s of this terrible disease and how he will continue to fight in the hope of watching his daughter grow up. http://t.co/urrhMyCbpl
11th July 2014 PODCAST: We had an interview with Chief Executive Theresa Dauncey from The National Brain Appeal and learnt all about the charity and what they do and why they were set up. http://t.co/gROiOw4Sce
17th July 2014 PODCAST: We had a wonderful and inspirational interview with brain tumour survivor Joss Fleming who raises money for the National Brain Appeal after they saved her life from a brain tumour. Since her life saving surgery with the National Hospital Joss climbed 5985m up Kilimanjaro in June 2012 and raised an amazing £3,800 – http://goo.gl/WcVwRa
24th July 2014 PODCAST: In July we also had an inspiring interview with a much needed support network set up by Abi Begho. Abi set The Lake Foundation’s African and African-Caribbean Cancer Support Group talking about their aims to provide anyone touched by cancer with the support and information that they need to cope with the effects of this disease. Find out more about them at http://www.thelakefoundation.com/ – here the interview here http://goo.gl/VjDdxv
31st July 2014 PODCAST: http://t.co/aZy9snF2km we talked about stressful times and you can find the articles we read out here http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/stress-guide/#.U99aiPldWSo:
More about the The National Brain Appeal – is the charity dedicated to raising much needed funds for The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square London.- http://www.nationalbrainappeal.org/
We had some great interviews with people working for or supporting the The National. The charity is one of the world’s leading centres for the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with a wide range of neurological and neuromuscular conditions including multiple sclerosis (MS), brain cancer, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, Prion disease, and head injury. Please help us to improve their outcomes.
The National Brain Appeal (formerly known as The National Hospital Development Foundation) is the charity dedicated to raising vital funds for The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London. Since the charity began in 1984 we have raised £40 million for state-of-the-art equipment, major building programmes and research.
One event the National Brain Appeal is holding is a call for artists, designers and illustrators!
As part of their 30th anniversary celebrations we are planning an exciting exhibition called ‘A Letter in Mind’ which will be held at the prestigious central London exhibition space gallery@oxo in October 2014. For more information see: http://www.nationalbrainappeal.org/a-letter-in-mind/
You can find out more about this incredible hospital by clicking here.
Aunty M Brain Tumours was set up to have an online support network.
I have tried to give people a place to find information. Not in the medical sense but in a way to help and motivate people.
There will be more places to visit as I find them… If you have any places to tell others about, just leave your comment below.