COVID-19 Update

In these unprecedented times, the isolation and vulnerability we face today with COVID-19 is a picture we have already become far too familiar with at Tom’s Trust for the children we help every day. We are now all experiencing first-hand some of what children with brain tumours go through. The challenges of isolation and vulnerability […]

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What does it take to set up a Charity?

Listen to our founder Deb’s Whiteley talk about launching Tom’s Trust on Cambridge 105 Radio. Host Neil Whiteside interviewed our very own Debs, alongside Sarah Tucker from CKLG and Jenny Barker from Woodfines. They discussed what it takes to set up a charity from the legal and accountancy perspectives. They also discussed how legacy giving […]

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Tom’s Trust highlighted the desperate need for psychology on LBC last week

It was fantastic to have the opportunity to highlight the desperate need for Psychology on the James O’Brien show last week. We were interviewed live on LBC to talk about the work we do to ensure that no family goes unsupported. We’re incredibly proud of the coverage we’ve received over the last year through Global Make […]

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A visit from Sir Alastair Cook inspires young cricket fans at Tom’s school

Pupils at St. Faith’s Preparatory school in Cambridge were delighted to have a visit from cricket legend Sir Alastair Cook during a cricket masterclass. Sir Alastair Cook is a huge inspiration to young cricket fans and was happy to pose for photos with them and do a fantastic #TforTom with the pupils. To read the […]

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Tom’s Trust/Red Panda ladies rugby team win their first tournament

The fantastic Tom’s Trust/Red Panda rugby team are preparing for their 2018 tour which will culminate in the infamous beach rugby in London in August.  This year there is also a woman’s team to follow and support and this weekend the ladies won their first ever tournament. 12th May 2018 – Rugby 4 Heroes, Royal […]

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Wendens Ambo Youth Cricket Club Continue Their Support for Tom’s Trust

A huge thank you to Wendens Ambo Youth Cricket Club for supporting us again this year.    

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Kinder treatments in pipeline for child brain cancer

Researchers have found there are seven types of the most common malignant child brain cancer – paving the way for more precise and ‘kinder’ treatments. Medulloblastoma affects about 70 to 80 children a year in the UK and requires intensive treatment including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.  That can leave children with life-altering injuries. The breakthrough, […]

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Helen Fernandes speaks about Tom’s Trust on the BBC

  Our Patron, leading neuro-surgeon, Helen Fernandes appeared recently on the BBC Radio Cambridge afternoon show with Jeremy Sallis. Speaking passionately about the group of children we support her eloquence portrays just how vital our service is. Hear her interview here

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Tom’s Trust parent speaks about the work we do

One of the parents of a patient who has been supported by our clinical psychologists has spoken out about the work we do. Thank you for your support and strength Kate. Hear her interview here

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Top Neurosurgeon joins Team Tom

Tom’s Trust is delighted to announce that Helen Fernandes, renowned Neurosurgeon at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, has agreed to become our Patron. Helen Fernandes was appointed as Consultant Neurosurgeon at the internationally renowned Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge in 2002, the first female surgeon to be appointed there. She specialises in the treatment of both adult and paediatric patients […]

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