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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


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


Trekkers raise more than £6000 for Tom’s Trust

More than 100 people joined the walk from Saffron Walden to Addenbrooke’s to raise money for Tom’s Trust.  The 17 mile route took in some of Essex and Cambridgeshire’s finest footpaths and even a couple of hills! Read more here about how Saffron Walden organisers got together to make such a difference to the children […]


Tom’s Trust joins the debate over funding for brain tumour research

Debs has been in the news recently joining the debate in funding brain tumour research. Newly-released figures from the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) show the total national spend on cancer research allocated to research into brain tumours decreased to just 1.37 per cent in 2015. Brain Tumour Research’s analysis of the total national spend […]


Debs appears on 5 Live

Debs joins the debate as to whether mediation should be compulsory when medical teams and families can’t agree on treatment…

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Pupils raise over £1800 in Duke of Edinburgh challenge

  A group of pupils from Uppingham School recently undertook various challenges to raise money for Tom’s Trust as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Award. Sporting endeavors included a cycle ride around Rutland Water, a long-distance run and cycling from Cambridge to Wells. Jake, Jamie, Jack, Tom, Will, Harry, Oscar and Katharine raised over £1800 […]

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Children’s book for Tom’s Trust

Ruby Darler has written a beautiful story called Flash’s New Glasses which she is selling to raise money for Tom’s Trust.  Illustrated by her cousin Yasmin Aldrich, the pair are hoping to raise over £5000 for Tom’s Trust with the support of Cambridge Charity Fundraisers. The book will be available through various outlets but do […]

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Circus Of The Night raises £23,000

   Nestled between the trees on Jesus Green, a Big Top was erected and over 270 guests came along for a night of dazzling circus acts, an array of beautiful dresses, a sumptuous feast and amazing silent auction. Sponsored by local firm Rheebridge, the event raised an amazing £23,000 to support children with brain tumours […]

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