How Do We Spend Your Money? Part 2

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 30, 2014

In the latest of our series on projects we have funded, we feature some examples of the equipment we have been able to help purchase with the money you have kindly donated.  We provide funding to Birmingham Children’s Hospital to help them purchase a Surgical Navigation Unit, which is an advanced computer-assisted and image-guided navigational …Read more

How Do We Spend Your Money?

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 25, 2014

Have you ever wondered how we spend the money you raise for us?  In the first of a new series, we feature a few of the recent projects we have helped to fund with your generous donations and fundraising. Get A-Head continue to fund the Complementary Therapy Service at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.  The Service …Read more

Bupa Great Birmingham Run 2014

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 19, 2014

It’s now only 1 month until the Bupa Great Birmingham Run , but there is still time to join Team GAH and raise much need funds to help the fight against all Head and Neck disease. The run, which takes place on Sunday 19th October, starts and finishes in Birmingham City Centre. Get A-Head runners will …Read more

British Thyroid Foundation

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 18, 2014

The next meeting of the Birmingham Area British Thyroid Foundation Support Group is being held on 15th November.  At the meeting there will be guest speakers from University of Birmingham discussing and answering your questions about different Thyroid conditions.  For more information about the meeting please click the image below.  

Get A-Head Grand Ball 2014

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 15, 2014

        This year’s Grand Ball is taking place on Saturday 29th November 2014 at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole, where we will be celebrating 20 successful years of our charity. Reserve your table now to secure your place – as you will know from last year’s Ball it’s a sell out affair! We are …Read more

Henley to Henley Cycle Ride

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 12, 2014

  All the Trustees and Staff at Get A-Head would like to thank Andy Gallon, George Jennings and their team of cyclists for their hard-work and effort in completing the Henley to Henley Cycle Ride they undertake each year, to raise funds for Get A-Head in memory of Andy’s father, Dave.     The team started …Read more

Skydiving for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 8, 2014

On Saturday 6th September another 4 of our very brave and dedicated supporters took to the skies to raise funds for Get A-Head!   The team included patient Emma and her son Max, together with Kelly, whose Mum is a patient at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, and her friend Kirsty.   Despite Kelly being terrified, …Read more

Jonathan Williams Fundraising

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 4, 2014

You may remember in July we told the story of the family who were raising funds for Get A-Head in memory of Jonathan Williams.          Well, we are delighted to say that in just a couple of months Melinda and her sister Elizabeth, together with their parents’ Karen & Clive and Jonathan’s wife …Read more

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 2, 2014

As many of you are aware Get A-Head have a dedicated fund for Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research and many of our supporters have been fantastically busy raising funds for this research into this rare form of cancer.  It most often occurs in the areas of the head and neck, in particular the Salivary Glands but has …Read more