NeuroNews

Neurocare funds rehabilitation unit refurb

Home comforts could have a huge impact on the recovery of patients with serious head injuries and progressive neurological conditions, thanks to a bumper £25,000 donation by Neurocare. Calming colours, soft lighting, cooling fans and consistent flooring are amongst the enhancements to be paid for at the city’s Sheffield Community Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team (SCBIRT) [...]

By |2018-09-13T13:06:25+00:00September 13th, 2018|News|

Thirty years of t-shirt sales raises six figure cash pot

Lynne Pannett has raised a stunning six figure cash pot for Neurocare, by selling t-shirts and gifts in an astonishing fundraising effort that’s lasted almost 30 years. Lynne, who's 69 years old, has worked as Neurocare Trading Manager from the beginning, after wanting to give something back to the charity after husband, Derek, was treated for [...]

By |2018-08-21T10:29:49+00:00August 21st, 2018|News|

Raven braves hair chop to raise cash

Raven Wild, from Wybourn, has raised an incredible £420 after her Nan, Barbara Lazenby (61) was treated for a brain aneurysm five years ago. Raven planned the chop years before, growing it to the exact length so she could donate it to the Little Princess Trust, while raising funds for Neurocare at the same time. [...]

By |2018-08-14T11:18:43+00:00August 14th, 2018|News|

Heatwave coincides with fan appeal launch

Neurocare's appeal to buy specialist fans to enhance patient comfort has coincided with one of the hottest summers on record. We have already funded more than 70 Dyson Air Multiplyer fans, and now are appealing for donations to buy more for the neurology wards at the city’s Royal Hallamshire Hospital. We are appealing for more [...]

By |2018-07-30T10:14:57+00:00July 30th, 2018|News|

Neuro patient left seizure free by charity funded robot supports Sheffield golf day

A brain surgery patient has working behind the scenes at a charity golf day, to thank sponsors who raised thousands of pounds to help fund a revolutionary robot which has meant she now lives her life seizure free. Charlotte Loxley, aged 24, from S10, volunteered at the IFM Insurance’s sponsored Neurocare golf day after years [...]

By |2018-06-11T11:30:12+00:00June 11th, 2018|News|

Tumour survivor mum joins crowds at Sheffield brain charity’s biggest fundraiser

A brain tumour survivor joined hundreds of grateful patients, family and friends at an event to raise thousands for Neurocare Charity at its biggest annual fundraiser. Mum Holly Crosby, aged 32, from North Anston was amongst the crowds at Rother Valley Country Park for Head Start- a 5k and 10k running event to raise funds for the [...]

By |2018-05-21T12:29:38+00:00May 21st, 2018|News|

Brave dad to walk 60 miles in less than 48 hours to thank Sheffield hospital staff who saved his life

A father of two who suffered a devastating brain injury is aiming to walk sixty-four miles in less than two days to raise funds for Sheffield brain charity Neurocare. Michael Norris, aged 31, from Glen Parva fractured his skull due to a fall more than ten years ago, resulting in trauma to his brain which [...]

By |2018-05-03T14:17:32+00:00May 3rd, 2018|News|

Brave Sheffield brain haemorrhage mum in charity fundraising mission

A brave Sheffield mum who suffered a near fatal haemorrhage is forming a team of runners and walkers to raise awareness of city brain charity Neurocare. Helen Foster, aged 51 from Hackenthorpe, has been left with life changing epilepsy after suffering a subarachnoid haemorrhage in 2015. But despite facing more than 100 epileptic fits last year, [...]

By |2018-04-13T13:07:02+00:00April 13th, 2018|News|

But a part of me shines. Poem by Terri Bowden

But a part of me shines By Terri Bowden  SAH Survivor The noise in my head It all gets too loud It's not just brain fog More like thunderstorm with permanent cloud Who knew one day I'd wake forever ill A silent red bubble Intended to kill I relive it each day The moment was [...]

By |2018-04-10T11:54:28+00:00April 10th, 2018|News|