CHECT is off to Optrafair!

Optrafair is a huge optical exhibition which attracts around 7,000 visitors over three days. It brings together practitioners, suppliers and educators to help eye care professionals expand their knowledge, grow awareness of new products and...

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Supporting teenagers after retinoblastoma

This week a couple of us had the pleasure of getting out of the office and hospital to spend time on a site visit researching the venue we have chosen for our first ever Teenage Weekend at St Mark's College. Our first foray into the world of...

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A little help from our friends

As a small charity the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust needs to make every penny count and keep a tight rein on the budget, always using the most competitive suppliers available and taking up any offers of services and skills that may come our way....

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Skylah hits the headlines

Brilliant story on CHECT member Skylah Mae in the Express raising awareness of retinoblastoma. Thank you so much to Skylah’s family for sharing their story. You can read the full article HERE.

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Angharad Price – my story

The CHECT staff team had the pleasure of spending some time with Angharad Price when she joined us in the office for a week’s work experience in the summer of 2014. She wrote several articles at the time and did a brilliant job helping to plan...

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Dive into fundraising

The CHECT staff team are no strangers to fundraising – we are always happy to lead by example, mucking in and joining our supporters whenever we can. Between us we have run, walked, cycled, sumo wrestled, baked and auctioned our way to our...

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Ethan Carr – my story

Ethan’s story by his mum Josephine. Ethan Carr was diagnosed with Rb in July 2013. He was four. His story started one Friday afternoon on an outing with his nursery; one of the accompanying parents thought she noticed a reflection in his eye....

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