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For more than 60 years we've been saving and changing lives through medical research and have spent over £110m funding some amazing breakthroughs.

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Tiny lives that matter so much

14 November 2017
On World Prematurity Day we'd like to thank all the families who have generously shared their stories with Action, helping us...

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Suffolk couple take Action to support poorly children

20 November 2017
A husband and wife team from Suffolk are preparing for the London Landmarks Half Marathon next March for a UK-wide children’s...

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