Spring 2015 Newsletter

Posted by Anne-Marie on May 19, 2015

The Spring 2015 Newsletter has arrived in the office.                                               Keep a look out for your copy landing on your doorstep or in your Inbox in the next few days or if you …Read more

Celebration Fundraising Event

Posted by Anne-Marie on April 13, 2015

Ian and Sue Farrington decided to hold a celebration event when Ian reached his 5-year cancer free milestone.  And to thank the doctors and nurses for their care they decided to raise some funds for Get A-Head at the same time. Their event was held on Saturday 28th March at the Bentley Moor Club in …Read more

Summer Ball Invite

Posted by Anne-Marie on April 10, 2015

Have some fun raising funds for the patient group by coming to the ‘Under The Sea Ball ‘ Friday 10th July 2015, being held by Solihull Sustain in partnership with Solihull Age UK. Ticket price is £40, £20 of which comes back to the Get A-Head Patient Group. The price includes a drinks reception, delicious …Read more

Joint Get A-Head & British Thyroid Foundation Meeting

Posted by Anne-Marie on April 9, 2015

The next meeting of the Get A-Head Patient Group & Birmingham Area British Thyroid Foundation Support Group is being held on 18th April 2015. The guest speaker at the meeting will be Mr Huw Griffiths, ENT, Head & Neck Consultant & Get A-Head Trustee.  For more information about the meeting please click the image below.

On Your Head 2015

Posted by Anne-Marie on March 18, 2015

Today sees the launch of our On Your Head campaign.  Trevor Francis, one of our Patrons,  was joined by pupils from Barr Beacon School at Birmingham City Football Ground to launch the ‘keepy-uppy’ challenge     The Challenge Put your football skills to the test and raise cash to support those in need!  Trevor Francis …Read more

Skydive for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on January 6, 2015

Are you a thrill seeker ? Fancy reaching new heights, then why not be a dare devil and dive through the skies for Get A-Head? Join us for an unforgettable experience ! Date: Saturday 6th June 2015 Location: Brackley, Nr Banbury Oxfordshire Registration fee: £30 Minimum sponsorship pledge: £350 Places available: 24 “It was the …Read more

Grand Ball 2014

Posted by Anne-Marie on December 8, 2014

Saturday 29th November was a very special evening in the Get A-Head calendar, it was time for our Grand Ball, that saw us celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the charity. Here’s a short video of the event for you to relive the evening! Around 600 guests arrived for the Grand Ball looking glamorous and handsome in …Read more

How Do We Spend Your Money? Part 3

Posted by Anne-Marie on October 15, 2014

In the next of our series, we feature a few more of the recent projects we have helped fund.   Funding was provided 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.  …Read more

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

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