Our patients

  • Life with type 1 diabetes

    In the blink of an eye April could have a low... her blood sugar levels could drop so dramatically that she could slip into a coma. If April doesn't eat foods with the right amount of insulin, she could have a high... her blood sugar levels could rise so significantly that it causes damage to her organs. This is life with type 1 diabetes.

  • Patients take part in global space project

    It’s not every day you receive a Skype call from a former NASA astronaut.

  • Helping patients reach their potential

    Occupational Therapists (OTs) work to promote independent development in children recovering from illness or injury and support ongoing development of those with physical disabilities.

  • Bear Cottage was our lifeline

    “Being the parent of a child with a life-limiting illness isn’t easy. It is tough, it is stressful and it is tiring. Bear Cottage is the only place we feel normal.” Fiona, mother of nine-year-old Abi and 11-year-old Max, who lives with Batten Disease.
  • Simulation training saves lives

    Did you know that just like pilots, healthcare professionals use simulated learning environments to develop advanced clinical and non-clinical skills?

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