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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|

Doctor and ultra-runner to take on Arctic Marathon

Derbyshire GP Tom Adler is going to extremes to raise money for brain injury charity Neurocare. The super fit doctor will be one of just 40 competitors taking on the gruelling, 230km Arctic Circle Ice Ultra Challenge in aid of the Sheffield-based charity which supports the work of the city’s neurology and neurosciences departments. Experienced [...]

By |2020-02-28T14:36:38+00:00February 5th, 2020|News|

Survivor of brain tumour and thyroid cancer battled 170 mile bike ride to raise funds as his way of saying thank you

Chris Bexon, aged 52 from Hoylandswaine, was diagnosed with a three inch meningioma tumour in his brain in 2016 followed by thyroid cancer in his neck just months later. The tumour located in Chris’s skull had been growing for up to ten years and had re-shaped his brain, a seven and half hour craniotomy was [...]

By |2019-11-06T15:04:31+00:00November 6th, 2019|News|

Family’s Ladies Night raises thousands for Neurocare to say thanks for saving their mum’s life

A group of young women raised a total of £2150 for Neurocare after discovering their mum had had a brain tumour for over six months and could have just weeks to live. Bridgette Chandley, aged 58, from Rotherham, was diagnosed with a brain tumour in August 2018 after being convinced it was simply spondylosis or [...]

By |2019-08-15T11:43:11+01:00August 15th, 2019|News|

Sheffield businesses have raised over £100,000’s at annual golf days for Neurocare

Businesses across Sheffield came together last month at Hallamshire Golf Club and battled it out on the 18-hole course. The annual event which has been supported by IFM Insurance over the past 4 years has raised a grand total of £103,915 and £27,350.69 from last month’s Golf Day alone. The Golf Day attracted over 45 [...]

By |2019-07-17T15:21:15+01:00July 17th, 2019|News|

“Neurocare helped me piece my life back together after everything fell apart”

Rachel Watson, age 28 from Bolton, had an unexpected brain haemorrhage back in 2015 which caused memory damage and confusion. Initially Rachel was taken to the A&E department at the Northern General Hospital but then she was transferred to the Hallamshire where they discovered an AVM on her brain. An AVM is a tangle of [...]

By |2019-05-24T12:34:38+01:00May 24th, 2019|News|

Woman set to run Head Start race after learning how to walk again

Tracey McMaster, age 44, from Sheffield will be participating in the Head Start charity run with her family to thank the staff for saving her life 16 years ago and providing high quality care ever since. Back in 2002, Tracey was diagnosed with Hydrocephalus which is a condition where there is an abnormal build-up of [...]

By |2019-05-15T10:30:50+01:00May 15th, 2019|News|

Sheffield’s very own Olympian backs charity run

Retired Olympic Bobsledder Nicola Minichiello has become Neurocare’s newest ambassador in a bid to raise funds and awareness of head injuries in sport. Nicola will be attending and speaking at the charity’s Head Start race this year as it marks its 10th Anniversary on Sunday 19 May. Nicola said: “I’m backing Neurocare to help local [...]

By |2019-05-15T10:28:46+01:00May 14th, 2019|News|

Siblings take on Head Start 10k to thank hospital for saving mums life

Bronach and Shane Duffy aged, 23 and 37 from Sheffield are taking on the Head Start 10K run to raise money for Neurocare after their mother Maureen experienced an unexpected brain haemorrhage in September last year. On the 13th September Maureen Flanagan, 57, experienced a ‘striking’ headache which felt like a ‘lightning bolt’ whilst gardening, [...]

By |2019-05-15T15:58:57+01:00May 3rd, 2019|News|