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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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Recent blog post

New studies to help babies and children

10 January 2017
We fund top quality studies across the UK to help sick and vulnerable babies and children – and each year we select and support...

Recent news

Hawick grandmother honoured with award speaks of the ‘fun and friendships’ charity work brings

3 January 2017
Jane Bannerman, a mother of four and grandmother of 13, has been a staunch supporter of children’s charity Action Medical...

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Will Scott - 16 January 2017 10:54am
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