Deb’s story about Tom and founding Tom’s Trust

I’m not sure I could have ever predicted my life! … … And while there are parts of it that I would change just to see my son Tom again, to have my three children by my side, I really love what I do now. In 2010 our world changed forever when Tom was diagnosed […]

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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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Debs talks about Tom’s Trust on Cambridge 105

Debs joined Tim Willett and Liz Barker on their Cambridge 105 show and talked about Tom’s Trust and what we do, how we started and why we’re here. Do have a listen to find out more. Cambridge 105 radio

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