In the latest edition (1507 – 18-31 October 2019) of Private Eye magazine, the Medicine Balls column written by M.D. (also known as Dr Phil Hammond) has featured our open letter to Michael Gove and Matt Hancock the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. A sincere thanks to Dr. Hammond for taking the time to meet and listen to our #RareDisease worries. Read the full column here.
The Warm Home Discount Scheme is an initiative from the government that helps low-income and vulnerable households with a discount on their electricity bills over the winter. Apply now.
It is worth £140 to people with low incomes. Contact your energy company as soon as possible to see if you qualify.. Eligibility criteria and energy companies taking part listed in the post.
ENCA are conducting a short anonymous survey about vaccinations for children with rheumatic and/or autoinflammatory conditions.
A great article where Omaira Gill shares her personal experience of the five things to know about parent a child with a rare disease. She goes into detail and gives hope and advice to any parent with a child suffering from a #RareDisease.
Autoinflammatory UK’s Chair invited to Valencia in Spain by Novartis to share with professionals in the medical and pharmacological field first hand experience of the patient journey for people suffering from rare autoinflammatory disease.
RAREsummit19 is a 1 day summit focusing on patient centricity in rare disease – mastery, opportunities and trends in the drug development process, healthcare and assistive technologies.
Organised by Cambridge Rare Disease Network:
9:00- 5:30pm – £25 +
Everyone can take part in Jeans for Genes Day in their community, school or workplace by simply wearing Jeans to work or school for a day during the week Monday 16th – Friday 20th September.
Download your packs and get more information right here.