Long-term Neurocare supporter Tom Stoker shares his story for Brain Tumour Awareness Month

Tom Stoker and his family and friends have been part of #TeamNeurocare for many years, taking on fundraising challenges and events to support neuro patients and their families across Sheffield. Tom wanted to fundraise for Neurocare after being diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2011, and receiving surgery and ongoing treatment at the Royal Hallamshire [...]

By |2021-03-22T10:34:44+00:00March 16th, 2021|News|

Neurocare supporter and brain tumour survivor shares story for Brain Tumour Awareness Month

For #BrainTumourAwarenessMonth​ 2021, we've put together a series of short films with brain tumour survivor and Neurocare supporter, Deb Peacock. In the first film, Deb talks about her experience getting diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2017 and her experience after the terrifying diagnosis. Thank you so much to Deb for sharing your story with [...]

By |2021-03-12T11:01:47+00:00March 8th, 2021|News|

Three Sheffield sisters complete mammoth challenge to raise funds for Neurocare

Three local Sheffield sisters have just completed a mammoth challenge to raise funds to support neurological patients in Sheffield, in honour of their Dad. When Greg Thomas fell ill at the end of 2020, his three daughters, Chloe, Kayleigh and Natalie decided to do their bit to raise money for the neurology team who have [...]

By |2021-02-19T08:54:07+00:00February 18th, 2021|News|

Charity funded projects make vital difference to patients and staff during COVID-19 pandemic

As part of Sheffield Hospitals Charity, we're committed to standing with our neuroscience colleagues at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals - that is true at all times, but over the past year, and with the challenges that have been faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for us to do that has been even [...]

By |2021-02-09T16:03:19+00:00February 9th, 2021|News|

Neurocare funded research at SITraN uses new imaging technique to research motor neurone disease

University of Sheffield researchers have been looking at new ways to track the effects of motor neurone disease (MND) on the body. Researchers from Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) used an advanced imaging technique called 31-phosphorus magnetic resonance spectroscopy, to measure chemicals that are crucial to energy metabolism in the cell. Researchers are able [...]

By |2021-01-28T14:06:43+00:00January 28th, 2021|News|

Meet Jill Marston-Giroux, Clinical Support Worker at Neuro Critical Care

As part of Neurocare November, we're highlighting just some of the amazing NHS staff who care for patients with a range of neurological conditions in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals’ neuroscience departments. Last time, Emma Foster told us her story of working as a Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist in Progressive Ataxias, which you can read here. This [...]

By |2020-11-23T12:15:42+00:00November 23rd, 2020|News|

Meet Emma Foster, Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist in Progressive Ataxias

As part of Neurocare November, we want to highlight just some of the incredible NHS staff who care for patients with a range of neurological conditions in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals’ neuroscience departments. First up is Emma Foster, a Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist in Progressive Ataxias at the Sheffield Ataxia Centre, who has worked in her [...]

By |2020-11-09T12:48:12+00:00November 9th, 2020|News|

Professor of Neurology in Sheffield takes on Walk for Wards for Neurocare

Professor Marios Hadjivassiliou, a Consultant Neurologist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, is taking part in this year’s Walk for Wards to support neurology patients at a time of real need. Marios will be raising funds with his family by taking on a ‘Tale of Two Cities’ walk – which will see the trio walking in both [...]

By |2020-08-28T15:32:47+01:00August 30th, 2020|News|

Charity update during Covid-19

To our supporters, As a charity, like you and the rest of our community, we trying to adapt to the current government advice regarding the outbreak of Covid-19. These are unprecedented times for all of us and so we are working hard to ensure that everything we do protects our staff, our supporters and the [...]

By |2020-03-27T10:52:07+00:00March 27th, 2020|News|

Sheffield man marks ten years since hospital saved his life

Dan Healy is taking on the Sheffield Half Marathon to raise funds for Neurocare - the brain injury charity that supports the Neurology  Department which saved his life ten years ago. Dan was just 19 when he was involved in a serious road traffic accident and suffered bleeding on his brain requiring neurological surgery, twice. [...]

By |2020-03-02T13:16:18+00:00March 2nd, 2020|News|

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