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Reminder Of Virtual Family Meeting Tomorrow- Friday 1st May, And Welcome Richard

A Quick Reminder, it is not too late to sign up!   Just a reminder that we have our ‘pre-AGM’ family meeting tomorrow at 2pm on Zoom about the BDFA’s accounts (year end 2019) and our current position and future…

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BDFA Joined Forces With Rett UK Highlighting Funding Gap For Vital Small Rare Disease Charities During COVID-19

Today we joined forces with Rett UK to write to the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, highlighting the funding gap for small, national VITAL rare disease charities like the BDFA. We are at the #invisiblefrontline and are #NeverMoreNeeded but we miss out…

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***IMPORTANT BDFA MEETING NEWS** Virtual ‘family’ Meeting To Share Our Future Plans And Financial Position

  Virtual ‘family’ meeting to share our future plans and financial position  Friday 1st May from 2-3.30pm The BDFA is pleased to invite you to a virtual ‘family’ meeting on Zoom to discuss our latest accounts (year end August 2019)…

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Welcome To Becky Bower

A big welcome to Becky Bower, who will be covering Laura while she is on maternity leave from May A message from Becky,   I just wanted to take the time to quickly introduce myself to you all. As you…

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** BDFA NEWS ** A Message From Laura Lee Our Amazing Clinical Nurse Specialist

** BDFA NEWS ** A message from Laura Lee our amazing Clinical Nurse Specialist Hello, I wanted to share with you all the exciting news that I am expecting a baby boy in June and will be going on Maternity…

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*** UPDATE *** BDFA MEDICAL WEBINAR- CHANGE OF TIME

*** UPDATE *** BDFA MEDICAL WEBINAR- CHANGE OF TIME Wednesday 22nd April- NEW TIME 4PM Dear All,   Just to confirm our BDFA medical webinar tomorrow. Please note the change in time of 4pm.   Unfortunately Professor Gissen has had…

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BDFA MEDICAL WEBINAR,  Wednesday 22nd April- 11am

BDFA MEDICAL WEBINAR Wednesday 22nd April- 11am We are holding our first BDFA Medical Webinar next Wednesday at 11am. We welcome our guests for this event Professor Paul Gissen and clinical nurse specialists Laura Lee and Becky Bower. They will be discussing…

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One Of Our Parents, Amanda Harrison, Writes About Her Experience Of Lockdown During Coronavirus

One of our parents, Amanda Harrison, writes about her experience of lockdown during Coronavirus. Her feelings of isolation will resonate with many. Likewise, issues accessing shopping slots and the loss of key support such as the family's local hospice. Thank…

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Urgent Family Grant Scheme To Support Families With The Challenges Faced Due To Covid-19

** Some brighter news ** The board of the BDFA is pleased to announce an urgent family grant scheme to support families with the challenges faced due to Covid-19.   We have a designated pot of £10,000 to give out…

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