CDH UK FAMILY GET TOGETHER’S 2013

CDH UK welcomes all families to it’s annual Family Get Together in Chesterfield, Derbyshire hosted by the Hills Family. This is the first Get Together of 2013, with others being announced shortly. Our Family Get Together’s are an opportunity for families affected by CDH to come together for a chat and a coffee to share experiences and to offer support to each other. We also have a workshop session during the afternoon whereby we discuss a topic relating to CDH. We also have Creation...

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CDH UK welcomes Professor Jan Deprest as a Patron and Medical Advisor

Jan Deprest is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University Hospitals Leuven, in Belgium. He trained in fetal medicine in Leuven, Leiden (Holland) and London (U.K.). He established the Eurofoetus consortium, which is dedicated to the development of instruments and techniques for minimally invasive fetal and placental surgery. That group earlier demonstrated that laser surgery in identical twins with “twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome” yields the best outcome. The Leuven Fetal...

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CDH Awareness Video

We are extremely pleased and proud to present to you the very 1st edit of our CDH Awareness Film. We are aware of a couple of errors and it is not the finished article. This film has taken an awful lot of time, effort and thought and we would like to show it to you all before it goes to final edit, so that we can have your feedback. The film lasts approx. 13 minutes and will be our Charity’s main awareness film. There will be another film released at a later date focusing more on the medical...

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Our Medical Patron – Professor Paul D Losty MD FRCSI FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Ed) FRCS(Paed)

We are very honoured to have Professor Paul Losty MD FRCSI FRCS(Eng) FRCS(Ed) FRCS(Paed) as a Medical Patron and member of our Medical Advisory Panel for our charity. Paul Losty is a Professor of Paediatric Surgery at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Liverpool. Professor Losty trained in General Surgery and Paediatric Surgery in Dublin – Ireland, Boston – USA  and Liverpool – England. Over the last 20 years Professor Losty has successfully...

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Find out what our CDHeroes are doing to fundraise for CDH UK!

Without the support, dedication and hard work of our fundraisers our charity could not exist. Our supporters continue to amaze us! People who never thought they would be able to run a mile are running 13 and 26 miles! People who never baked a cake are baking dozens! People who have never organised a birthday party are organising Balls and themed nights! People who don’t like travelling in planes are jumpimg out of them! People who have little time to themselves are making time to help...

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CDH UK Research Fund

Here at CDH UK we know how important it is to find the cause (or causes), prevention and improved treatment and management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and is one of the main aims and objectives of our charity. Research and study in most cases can cost many hundreds of thousands of pounds and it is therefore extremely important for us to build on our Research Fund so that we are able to contribute to the studies/research programmes that we feel are worthwhile. Our current research fund...

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‘POP UP A POSTER’ CAMPAIGN TO RAISE AWARENESS OF CDH

Join us in our National campaign to raise awareness of CDH by ‘popping’ up posters in public places local to you. There are lots of Social network sites that can act as a great platform to raise awareness of CDH, but there are lots of people out there who are not users of these sites, or visit them infrequently. There are also people who choose not to use the internet, or don’t have access to it. Posters are a great way to get a message out there and can be displayed in places...

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Our New Name

Further to our recent announcement informing you of our application to the Charity Commission to register a new name for our charity, we are pleased to be able to inform you that the register has been updated accordingly and our new name is: CDH UK – The Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Charity  The change will not show on the Charity Commission website for another few days and we have also requested to retain Cherubs UK as a working name on the register, which will also assist with the...

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON OUR CHARITY

What is in a name? A name is the first thing that people see or hear upon introduction and so an association is formed almost immediately.  A visual image is struck up each time you hear or see the name again. So, what is in a name? well,  quite a lot it seems. Whether you are a person, a business or a charity, your name is your identity and it says a lot about you and what you do. Charities operate much like any other business in that they require funds and activity to survive and to be able...

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Finance report Year ending 7th June 2010

Cherubs UK Receipts and Payment Account For the year ended 7 June 2010 Receipts Direct donations 4,212.37 Donations via ‘ My Charity Page’ 1,105.74 Gift Aid 606.35 Bank interest 5.58 5,930.04 Payments Travelling and meeting expenses 688.02 Home to hospital scheme 683.33 Newsletters, stationery and postage 1,342.22 Telephone and internet costs 299.54 Promotional costs 168.15 Sundry expenses- Laptop and software 674.75 Insurance 150.00 Contribution to funeral 500.00 ICO 35.00 2010...

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