Scientific Advisory Board

Grant to research osteosarcoma in children

We’re very proud to announce a further grant award of £65,000 to fund a second year of research into the treatment and improved detection of osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer in children. Osteosarcoma is a rare type of bone cancer that usually develops in growing bones. It’s therefore most common in children and adolescents. Sadly […]

06 Sep 2018
Ward 84 summer party

The amazing faces of Ward 84

Sunday 22 July was a day full of fun, memories, celebration and, for some, a few hours of light relief from the hospital, at the annual Ward 84 summer party. Held at the impressive Victoria Baths in Manchester, the party is organised by a dedicated team of volunteer parents, family members and carers via the […]

23 Jul 2018
Prudential Ride 100

Richard’s Prudential Ride 100

A few weeks ago, on one of the only wet and windy days we saw during July, Richard Woodhall set out on the Prudential Ride 100 London to Surrey in support of Friends of Rosie. Now in its sixth year, the Ride 100 attracted thousands of cyclists to the roads of London and Surrey and 22,142 […]

23 Aug 2018
Easter egg fundraising for childhood cancer research

Easter egg raffle fundraiser

North West charity, Friends of Rosie, signed up supporters across Greater Manchester and Cheshire to take part in their annual Easter egg raffle fundraiser. The huge handcrafted eggs provided by master chocolatier, Slattery.   With the help of local and national businesses, schools and community groups, we raised almost £3,500 this Easter. The money will […]

10 Sep 2018