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Speaking about Action

Posted on 1 June 2016

Speaker Ambassador Colin Hales (pictured above with Action's Volunteer Development Manager Jane Charlton) makes contact with local groups, clubs and organisations, such as Rotary...


A small look at microvolunteering

Posted on 1 June 2016

In this blog for Volunteers Week 2016, Marie Campbell tells us why she supports Action Medical Research…

After I took early retirement I wanted to use the skills and...


Raising funds the charity deserves

Posted on 24 May 2016

John Cameron, senior branch manager of Ward & Partners Loose office, has been busy not only selling homes but raising funds for Action Medical Research since 2013. John has taken on...


Remembering Holly

Posted on 9 May 2016

Brighton resident Josie Jeffery is set to join Davina McCall on a 40-mile ride in memory of her sister Holly who sadly died from lupus aged just 19.

Josie has signed up to join...


Meet the Midwife: Helen Barton

Posted on 5 May 2016

Midwife Helen Barton tells us about the Action funded CONCEIVE project, where a team of medics researching pre-eclampsia are tracking hundreds of women before, during and after pregnancy...

Meet the researcher: Professor Somnath Mukhopadhyay

Posted on 28 April 2016

Dedicated asthma researcher Professor Somnath Mukhopadhyay explains why he believes passionately in developing tailored treatments for children whose lives are affected by this chronic disease....

Putting her best foot forward

Posted on 19 April 2016

Tara Garritt is putting her best foot forward to help sick and disabled babies and children by tackling a five-day hike in India in October. Tara first got the walking bug after...


Brian looks on the bright side ahead of his first marathon

Posted on 11 April 2016

57-year-old grandfather Brian Maddox will be tackling the London Marathon on Sunday, 24 April and raising funds for Action Medical Research – in this honest and irreverent blog...


Sim shares her passion for research to help children – at the House of Commons

Posted on 29 March 2016

 

Young researcher Simrandip Gill is dedicated to helping children with brain tumours. Sim, who’s based at the University of Birmingham, was invited to share her work at the...

Real family stories that inspire us every day

Posted on 23 March 2016



As a children’s charity we’re working with families across the country who know what it’s like to receive heartbreaking news and cope with ongoing...

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