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I Have A Mitochondrial Disease: Update On The Search For A Diagnosis

Thursday 15th November I had a neuromuscular follow up with my fantastic consultant Dr Ros Quinlivan at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. I've been seeing Dr Quinlivan after I was referred to the National Rare Mitochondrial Disease Service,…

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NHS Peer Leadership Academy: Day 6 – The Final Day

And so it is, the final day of the Autumn 2018 cohort of the NHS Peer Leadership Academy. This continues with my series in which you can read previous blogs sharing my PLA journey by clicking the hyperlinked text for…

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2018 Disability Power 100 List: Becoming One Of The Most Influential Disabled People in Britain

This week it was announced that I had been named as one of the 100 most influential disabled people in Britain, on the Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 List.  What is the Disability Power 100 List? The Shaw Trust Power…

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IHUG/ESNEFT User Group Celebration & Workshop; 12/10/18

Fantastic day today at the IHUG (Ipswich Hospital User Group) celebration at Ipswich Hospital today where I was giving a presentation and then supporting their workshop afterwards.   In my speech I talked about my work and achievements, how I…

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Awareness Weeks, Months & Days in September

Well back to blogging but on my new website. I thought I’d do a post about a few awareness days/weeks/months that are current this month or fall this week. Sepsis Awareness Month  First off, September is Sepsis Awareness Month. I’ve…

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Hope For A Diagnosis: My NMCCC Admission March 2018 for a Muscle Biopsy

This week I was admitted to the Neuromuscular Complex Care Centre (NMCCC) at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square (NHNN). This admission was for my muscle biopsy, long awaited - I’ve been waiting since 2016, and we…

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Charlie Gard: A Case With No Winners

Charlie Gard. A little boy whose care has polarised the world. A little boy with a severe condition called infantile encephalomyopathic Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndrome. He sadly passed away last week. His doctors for months had wanted to remove his…

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Rare Disease Day 2017 – Do You Care About Rare?

According to Rare Disease UK, rare diseases affect 1 in 17 of us at some point in our lifetime, which translates to 7% of the population being affected by a rare disease during their life. This equates to 3.5 million…

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For The 49,000 – House of Commons Reception for Together for Short Lives

On Tuesday 7th February 2017, I attended my third event at the House of Commons for Together for Short Lives, with the theme of #forthe49000. The event was hosted by Stuart Andrew MP. A fantastic day was had by us…

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