London Marathon 2018 – support Katie’s Lymphoedema Fund!
We are delighted that Brian Edge will be running the London Marathon on Sunday 22nd April in aid of Katie’s Lymphoedema Fund. Good luck Brian!
Please support Brian’s fundraising by donating to the Katie’s Lymphoedema Fund JustGiving page here.
HOT OFF THE PRESS – our latest newsletter covering events from the last 12 months and news of what’s coming up – take a peek!
The Royal Marsden School will be running the following courses in 2018:
- 1 Fluoroscopy Guided Manual Lymphatic Drainage course starting on 23 May 2018
- 1 Fluoroscopy guided Manual Lymphatic Drainage Update starting on 9 July 2018
Find out more information about the courses here.
2017’s Lunch Success – Thanks to all those who supported us in whatever guise. We raised a fantastic £14,000. 2018’s lunch is March 5th….keep your diary free!
Our year in pictures – see our latest newsletter showcasing all of our 2016 activities. A record fundraising year to commemorate what would have been Katie’s 50th. Click here to read.
TOP GARDEN HONOURS The People voted at RHS Hampton Court and Katie’s Garden won the Summer/City Garden category of the ‘People’s Choice Award’ – an absolute ‘bloomin’ delight!! Wonderful news and testament to a marvellous garden design by Carolyn Dunster and Noemi Mercurelli. RHS Hampton Court themselves have awarded Katie’s Garden a SILVER MEDAL at this prestigious event. For press coverage – click here. For photos – click here.
Our Taff Trail intrepid walkers covered 55 miles in just 2 days in June walking from Brecon to Cardiff Bay. We raised a sensational….£18,380 – surpassing all expectation. For reactions from the walkers and support crew click here. For photos – click here for www.castorey.com pics and here for our amateur ones.
Do you work within the NHS and are looking to add lymphoedema management to your skills? If so, click here to see the Royal Marsden School of Cancer Nursing and Rehabilitation courses that you might be able to attend, sponsored by Katie’s Lymphoedema Fund.
We continue to support a variety of practitioners and since our inception in 2004, the breakdown of roles we have funded has been as follows:
- Nurses 63%
- Physiotherapists 21%
- General therapists 7%
- Complementary therapists 3%
- Occupational therapists 3%
- Other 3%
Thank you to all our supporters! Read about how your donations made a difference in 2017 here.