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

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

Grant Awarded to QEHB Allergy Clinic

Posted by Anne-Marie on August 29, 2014

Get A-Head are pleased to announce that the Trustees recently approved a Grant to purchase a NIOX MINO analyser for the region’s first multidisciplinary allergy clinic based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. The clinic is a dedicated service for ENT patients who have complex allergies affecting their daily lives.  The analyser measures the levels of …Read more

Grants Awarded 2014

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 8, 2014

The Trustees are pleased to have approved the following Grants this year: A Grant for the Speech and Language Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham to purchase two mini iPads and specialist speech software that will allow patients to keep communicating using synthesised speech at times when theirs has become difficult to understand. A Grant …Read more

Grants Awarded 2013

Posted by Louise John on December 17, 2013

At the recent Trustees Meeting, the Trustees were pleased to approve the following Grants: A Grant to the Head and Neck Clinical Nurse Specialist Team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital to produce Oral Care packs for patients going through chemotherapy, radiotherapy or both for treatment for Head and Neck Cancers.  The patients will benefit as it will …Read more

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