Charity Golf Day at Remedy...
We're delighted to announce that we are again returning to Remedy Oak Golf Club, a firm favourite among our golfing friends, for what will be our 5th charity golf day at this truly magnificent course. Our host, Bruce Woollard,...
These Boots Were Made...
For most people, completing a 60km charity walk would probably put them off the idea of doing anything similar for a while. But for Graham Hayes, who completed just that distance when he took on the longest of the ‘Just...
Rob's Family Fundraiser
Rob Langman is no stranger to taking on a challenge for Smile4Wessex and had no hesitation in also volunteering his brother-in-law Dave, and nephew DJ, to join him in this years FebBrainairy. They were ably assisted by his two children,...
Kiri's Close Shave for Epilepsy
Having recently undergone surgery for Epilepsy, Kiri MacDonald-Jones bravely agreed to lose her locks for FebBrainairy 2018.
Supporting Kiri was her husband Darryl, good friend Helen Webster, who is also a dedicated supporter...
SPA / Daily Echo Property...
Huge thanks to all at the Daily Echo / Southampton Property Association for choosing Smile4Wessex to benefit from their annual Charity Ball. It was a great evening and, as the pic below shows, a tremendous amount was raised...
Linda’s Life Turns Full...
When Linda Littlechild, then 38, was first diagnosed with Epilepsy it was not only a daunting time for her, but the whole Littlechild family. It was also the beginning of a difficult and sometimes frightening journey, but one which...
'Wall of Smiles' Launched
We are delighted to announce details of the Smile4Wessex 'Wall of Smiles'. For the full story of this new initiative please click Wall of Smiles
Help Us Detect Brain Injuries Faster
If you're healthy and aged between 40 and 80, researchers at University of Southampton would love to hear from you. Don't worry, they don't want to drill into your skull, just take some measurements wearing some very special 'headphones'.
High pressure inside the skull (ICP) caused by injury, leaking blood vessels or infection can lead to confusion, coma or death. Thanks in part to initial funding provided by Smile4Wessex (see Brain Pulse Project), researchers at University of Southampton are developing a new device that could save lives by giving a quick, early warning of high pressure. Right now they need measurements from healthy people to identify a normal range of pressures before using the headset with patients.
If you can spare just two hours of your time and are:
• Aged 40-80 years
• Have no current ear, nose or throat problems, and
• Have not had ear surgery in the past (except grommets)
then you could help this exciting project, and potentially help save thousands of lives.
To find out more, please contact Tom or Steve on 023 8120 3370 or email ICPstudy@uhs.nhs.uk
Reasonable travel expenses will be provided.