call us 023 8120 8882
Charitable Support for the Wessex Neurological Centre
Enhancing the range and quality of patient care and sponsoring pioneering research


Ross Fripp's Cycling...

Ross Fripp's Cycling Challenge
Ross was a fit and healthy 24 year old when he became sick in November 2014. Suspecting it was just something he'd eaten, he carried on life as normal, but the sickness continued and gradually he developed further symptoms. Following...

Spreading a Little Christmas...

Spreading a Little Christmas Cheer
We're starting to feel a little festive here in the Smile4Wessex Appeals Office with the arrival of our 2018 Christmas Cards and we are really excited to be able to share them with you.  This year we have chosen not just...

Judith and Jeremy's Race...

Judith and Jeremy's Race to the King
We had the pleasure of meeting Judith Murray and Jeremy King this week and were thrilled to be able to show them round the unit, so they could see the projects we have funded from our past appeals and hear about our current...

Ella's Chop for Charity...

Ella's Chop for Charity
12 year old Ella Ashford is preparing to have her gorgeous blonde locks cut off in her fundraising efforts to support Smile4Wessex. This is her own way of thanking the brilliant team here at the Wessex Neurological Centre,...

Waitrose Community Matters

Waitrose Community Matters
If you shop at Waitrose you can nominate Smile4Wessex as your chosen local charity by completing the nomination form found at the Customer Services desk in store. Three good causes receive a share of £1,000...

Smile4Wessex Neuro Open...

Smile4Wessex Neuro Open Day
Our long-awaited Neuro Open Day gave those attending a unique opportunity to see and learn about many of the amazing projects that Smile4Wessex has funded. Following a brief welcome and introduction, visitors were divided...

'Wall of Smiles' Launched

'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  

Latest NewsView all news articles >>

Joanne's Easter Treat

Joanne didn't choose the easy option when deciding how to spend her Easter weekend.

Inspired by the care her son Robert received at the Wessex Neurological Centre for the severe head injury he sustained last year, she set out on a 25km walk along the Thames Towpath with her cousin Amie by her side, to raise funds for Smile4Wessex.
Braving the rain, which made conditions more difficult, Joanne and Amie encountered ankle high mud along the route, but with the support and camaraderie of the other walkers, managed to cross the finish line in under 4.5 hours.
Having already raised over £1000, we would like to extend our sincere thanks to both Joanne and Amie, for choosing to support Smile4Wessex, and also to congratulate them on their wonderful achievement.
To read more about Joanne's inspirational story, please click HERE. You can also still donate on Joanne's fundraising page by visiting: