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Family’s frustration over cerebral palsy treatment

Family’s frustration over cerebral palsy treatment
Posted on 4 Apr 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A young boy whose cerebral palsy surgery was not available on the NHS has once again written to the Prime Minister. Ben Baddeley, aged 11, had to go private to have the life-changing procedure and his family have subsequently had


Campaign for childrens’ dolls with disabilities takes off online

Campaign for childrens’ dolls with disabilities takes off online
Posted on 29 Mar 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

Iconic and instantly-recognisable dolls are getting a new makeover to reflect disabilities following a popular hashtag on Twitter and Facebook. Mother and journalist Rebecca Atkinson set up the #ToyLikeMe hashtag on Twitter after noticing that none of her children’s toys


Advice to parents to look out for signs of strokes in children

Advice to parents to look out for signs of strokes in children
Posted on 22 Mar 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A teenager who was one of hundreds of young people to suffer a stroke has urged parents to look out for the warning signs. It was like any other day when Jordan Grainger had his first stroke – the only


Report highlights frustrations for families with disabled children

Report highlights frustrations for families with disabled children
Posted on 21 Mar 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A recent study suggested that children living with a range of disabilities are often disadvantaged because too many playgrounds and playgroups aren’t accessible.


11-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer writes letter to PM about funding cuts

11-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer writes letter to PM about funding cuts
Posted on 15 Mar 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

An 11-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer has written a heartfelt letter to the Prime Minister pleading with him to intervene after the NHS refused to fork out for his life-changing operation or his aftercare.


Funding boost for muscular dystrophy research

Funding boost for muscular dystrophy research
Posted on 14 Mar 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

A facility which carries out research into a rare muscle-wasting disease has received a £4.6million cash boost. The John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, based at Newcastle University, has been awarded the grant from the European Commission. The money will


EnViva Care Ltd announces the launch of EnViva Paediatric Care Ltd

EnViva Care Ltd announces the launch of EnViva Paediatric Care Ltd
Posted on 8 Mar 2016 by EnViva Paediatric

EnViva Care Ltd, the fast-growing specialist provider of managed home care, are pleased to announce the re-launch of PNL Nursing Ltd as EnViva Paediatric Care Ltd. PNL Nursing, a long-established specialist provider of complex nurse-led homecare for children and young


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