Action Medical Research | Children's Charity

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Paddington™ -
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for 40 years!


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Sophia’s story

Born prematurely at  just 26 weeks, little Sophia is now enjoying her first birthday

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Action Cream Teas are back

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Our Research

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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Please donate today by giving what you can to help save and change the lives of thousands of babies and children

Get involved

There are lots of ways that you can get involved and help fund research for sick and disabled babies and children

Join an event

At Action Medical Research, we offer some incredible events whatever your ambitions, sporting ability or location.


There's so much you can do for us as a volunteer. We have various roles whatever your availability, location or interest.

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Will you help us reach our target? Just one breakthrough, however small, can mean the world.

Recent blog post

Douglas Allen join the fight for little lives

24 June 2016
A branch of Essex-based estate agents Douglas Allen have hopped on their bikes to cycle around the world to raise more than £300...

Recent news

Bands line up to take to the stage at fun-filled Gig in the Garden

24 June 2016
One of the highlights of Suffolk’s social calendar will be back even bigger and better than ever next month as Action Medical...

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ActionMed Paula
great to hear that @AlbatrossTrav in #kent have ordered their @actionmedres #creamteas .Thanks for joining our #fightforlittlelives
ActionMed Paula - 24 June 2016 16:40pm
lee phillips
In route to @actionmedres #racethesun
lee phillips - 24 June 2016 16:26pm
Hysons Accountants
Just heading off with @fumble_philip to Race the Sun in Brecon. Raising money for @actionmedres #goingtohurt
Hysons Accountants - 24 June 2016 16:20pm
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