Evelyn Trust News
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Helping to reduce anxiety in young patients
The Evelyn Trust has funded Teapot Trust to provide an art therapist to the paediatric rheumatology clinic at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. The first...
Investigating improvements to immunotherapy
In 2017, we reported on the establishment of the new Patrick Sissons Evelyn Trust Research Fellowship in Infection and Immunity. We talk to Iosifina Foskolou...
Building resilience in children and families
To meet a growing need in mental health services for children and families, three local agencies came together to launch the Stronger Families – Building...
1:1 support for young people’s mental health
A Mental Health Outreach Project run by charity Centre 33 offers a free, flexible, community-based 1:1 service for vulnerable young people. The project works...
Helping profoundly deaf patients to hear
15 to 20% of patients find cochlea implants ineffective, with speech, music and other sounds horribly distorted and background noise overwhelming. Even the...
Sensory toys from the toy library
When your child has special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and your family is also struggling with challenges such as poverty or unemployment, life...
Beta cell immunology
Investigating the role of individual immune systems in type 1 diabetes
Researchers around the world have been investigating the autoimmune response which causes type 1 diabetes with the aim of influencing that response and so...
Helping children to face family bereavement
Cambridgeshire charity STARS recognised a gap in local services for children faced with an imminent bereavement of a parent, or other close family member.
Helping patients towards mental stability
Red2Green offers practical help to work through issues such as debt, risk of homelessness, drug and alcohol use.
Retinal photograph of a patient with cryotherapy scars at the far peripheral retina
Exploring the retina and the loss of peripheral vision
Dr Peter Thomas, a consultant paediatric ophthalmologist, is leading a very intriguing research project that could provide enormous benefits for patients with...