March 16, 2018

The Trust are incredibly grateful to One Kind Act for their generous grant of £25,000 raised at The Step -Head Ball.

The inspiration for the Ball came from the Chairman’s daughter Alisha Malhotra who has publicly shared her own journey to recovery after suffering a...

March 4, 2018

Excited that some of the Exeter Chiefs Rugby players have joined our Wear a Flower campaign! 🌸

We’re very impressed that some of the toughest, most macho men in the South West are not afraid to show their support for children with brain injury by wearing a fl...

February 17, 2018

Yesterday Yvette and Sophy met C who had just had a chemo session at BCH as part of her treatment for her brain tumour.

Hearing about her journey was not easy, as she has limited life expectancy, but she is an amazing little fighter. Despite daily seizures she has her...

February 17, 2018

A while ago we contributed to a new EEG machine at PICU which has now arrived!

I thought it was going to be a big jazzy machine, flashing lights, lots of beeping etc but it is just a computer. 

Well, not just a computer as it’s linked to an incredible programme that mo...

February 17, 2018

Michael Morpurgo is once again to support an annual competition run by the Jemima Layzell Trust as the Trust’s patron. This year, the competition theme draws on the Trust’s campaign to raise awareness about organ donation among children and young people.

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February 12, 2018

Nel has suffered brain injury as a result of a condition called ‘TWNK’, which affects skeletal muscle and brain tissue, the latter affecting her ability to swallow and use muscles needed for speech and eye movements.  The toys the Trust have supplied will help her comm...

January 29, 2018

When Ellie was only three months old, she spent a gruelling four months in Sheffield hospital having chemotherapy. During this time her parents couldn’t kiss or cuddle their baby due to the high risk of infection.    Ellie had been diagnosed with a rare childhood liver...

January 19, 2018

Young readers of L’Actu magazine voted Jemima as the teenager who inspired respect and interested them the most in 2017. 
The magazine kindly sent us a PDF of the article and you can see there’s even a cartoon saying that she received 25% of the votes. 
We still find i...

November 20, 2017

A huge thank you to the lovely Louis who ran a half marathon for both the Trust and Make Theatre CIC.
£206 each which is amazing! Thank you so much Louis, you’ve been such a support since the start and I personally really appreciate how kind you are. Xx 😘 Sophy...

October 25, 2017

Following a viral temperature Charlotte was diagnosed with global ischemic encephalopathy and has cortical visual impairment.  The Trust  donated an ipad and bubble machine to aid her recovery. 

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