research grant call

Our Research Projects

It is our primary aim to fund the most promising new childhood cancer research ideas in the North West. As a result of our funding researchers are able to obtain preliminary results to back up their ideas, which they can then use to secure large-scale funding from the big cancer research charities and pharmaceutical companies. Each year, […]

10 Sep 2018
mental health

Home isolation tips #3

This time of crisis can generate a lot of stress and anxiety for people. So, it’s more important than ever that we look after our mental health. WHO released a mental health guide for people who are isolating –…/cor…/mental-health-considerations.pdf… Top tips that our supporters have shared include: #1 – Minimize watching, reading or listening […]

27 Mar 2020
BBC news and homeworking

Home isolation tips #2

Today’s tips, thanks to our lovely supporters, are for those of you who are homeworking. 1. FACT – children will interrupt you. If you have children and need to do a video call with work colleagues, don’t stress about the children suddenly appearing in the room. Ask them to come and say hello to your […]

25 Mar 2020
Joe Wicks PE teacher

Home isolation tips #1

A huge thank you to our supporters for starting to send in your tips and ideas for surviving isolation at home. For those of you that are home schooling, we’ve had some great ideas and advice to get us started from some of our supporters: 1. Every morning at 9am Joe Wicks is doing a […]

24 Mar 2020

Tips for coping with isolation

We’ve been fighting an invisible enemy for children with cancer since we started Friends of Rosie in 1991. Now the world is facing a similar fight against the coronavirus. Practices like social distancing, self-isolation, and obsessive hygiene procedures are the reality for families of children with cancer, particularly during treatment. Also the challenges of how […]

24 Mar 2020