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Starting a new school

Starting a new school

As we near the end of one school year, many are already looking to the new start in August or September. Whether starting nursery for the first time, moving up to primary or transitioning to secondary, the new school year can bring new challenges. Will other students...
The Best Start in Life for Visually Impaired Children

The Best Start in Life for Visually Impaired Children

Harry was eight weeks old when he was diagnosed with bilateral Rb which led him to become severely visually impaired. Now eight years old, Harry is enjoying life at mainstream school thanks to modern equipment and access to support funding. Treated with chemotherapy...
Celebrating Champion Dads

Celebrating Champion Dads

We often feature our wonderful CHECT mums in our stories, and we feel it’s important to recognise those amazing dads out there who go above and beyond to support their families as well. For Father’s Day, we asked children (with a bit of help from mum) to...
Life After Childhood Cancer

Life After Childhood Cancer

Being diagnosed with retinoblastoma back in 1950, Greg Ovens recalls his life experiences including fond memories of his ‘days out’ at Moorfields Eye Hospital with his father. As I approach my 70th Birthday, I have been reflecting on the highs, lows, ups,...