Monthly Archives: June 2013

World Sickle Cell Day

This Wednesday is World Sickle Cell Day – Sickle Cell is a hereditary, often debilitating, life-long blood condition. This day was created by the United Nations to recognise that sickle-cell anaemia is one of the world’s foremost genetic diseases. Approximately 14,500 … Continue reading

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Who Cares For The Carers?

This week (June 10 – 16 2013) is Carers Week. There are an estimated 7 million people providing unpaid care to children, partners, relatives or other adults who, without their help, would be unable to live independently. One of the big … Continue reading

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Volunteers Week

This week is Volunteers Week (if you are on Twitter then take a look at #volunteersweek) which led us to thinking about the importance of volunteers  to charities and organisations, not just in this country, but around the world. Many … Continue reading

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