Patient Group Social Evenings

Posted by Anne-Marie on February 27, 2015

The Get A-Head Patient Group have recently relaunched the monthly meeting evenings. This is a chance for patients and their families to get together for beverages and an informal chat. Please see below for details, don’t forget to put the dates in your diary and we look forward to seeing as many of you as …Read more

Wiggins Walk 2014

Posted by Anne-Marie on February 26, 2015

Ken & Janet Wiggins, together with their friends, have raised a further £505 for Get A-Head from their Annual Walk. Some of you may remember the article in our Autumn 2013 newsletter about Ken & Janet’s annual fundraising walk in Dorset, well they decided to do it again in 2014, this time around Torbay.   …Read more

Nechells Soulboy

Posted by Anne-Marie on February 23, 2015

Special thanks must go to Ian ‘Nechells Soulboy’ Hewston for his generous donation of £1,139.50.  Ian recently celebrated his 60th Birthday and to celebrate went to the USA, to fulfill a dream of his, to visit the Southern States, and look up all the Soul Museums, Recording Studios etc., taking in Memphis, New Orleans etc ……… …Read more

Get A-Head & QEHB Charities Unite

Posted by Anne-Marie on February 17, 2015

Get A-Head has joined forces with Queen Elizabeth Birmingham Charity to bring a new 3D printer to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. The printer, which uses an additive layer manufacturing process has been installed in the hospital’s Maxillofacial department where it will assist in the treatment of patients undergoing reconstructive surgery.  The 3D printer will create …Read more

January 2015 Newsletter

Posted by Anne-Marie on February 5, 2015

  The January 2015 Newsletter has arrived in the office                                         We’ve been very busy and have already sent them out in the post, so keep a look out for your copy landing on your doorstep …Read more

Laryngectomy Support Group

Posted by Anne-Marie on February 2, 2015

The Speech and Language Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham are holding the next Laryngectomy Support Group Meeting on Friday 27th February at 11.00am The Meeting is open to all laryngectomy patients treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and is being held in the Education Centre at the hospital and is situated on the …Read more