Category Archives: brain surgery

Christmas Fair to help those with learning difficulties and their carers

Christmas fair to help carers organisation

PAMIS, which provides support to people with profound learning disabilities in South Lanarkshire, is organising a fundraising fair

By Gillian Provan 15 November 2011 17:00 GMT

 

An organisation that helps people with profound learning disabilities and their carers in South Lanarkshire is gearing up for a fundraising Christmas fair.

PAMIS, which helps 85 families across the area, is organising a sale of crafts and jewellery at Wishaw General Hospital on December 2, with all the money raised going towards events and fun activities for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD).

Ella-Grace Honeyman gets ready to head out to New York for her latest life-saving operation

Hopes high that Ella-Grace is set for her final surgery

By VICTORIA LEGGETT
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
6:30 AM

Ella-Grace Honeyman at home in Hevingham as she gets ready to head out to New York for her latest life-saving operation. Photo: Simon Finlay Copy: For: EDP News EDP pics © 2009 (01603) 772434

Little Ella-Grace Honeyman flew to New York once again yesterday with hopes high it will be the last time the youngster faces life-threatening brain surgery. 

The four-year-old, from Hevingham, near Aylsham, suffers from the rare condition vein of Galen malformation. Yesterday she headed to America for a seventh operation to seal leaking blood vessels in her brain.

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