Rare Disease Day - 28th February 2015

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Worldwide study on the well being of children and adolescents with a CMN

Worldwide study on the well being of children and adolescents with a CMN

Caring Matters Now has been asked to support a worldwide survey which will be focusing on the well-being of children and adolescents born with Congenital Melanocytic Nevus. The study is being conducted by a team at University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland, working in collaboration with Nevus Outreach and Naevus Global. This survey will provide important […]

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Help us make a difference by donating monthly to Caring Matters Now

By setting up a regular monthly donation to Caring Matters Now today and you can help fund the CMN research and support those affected by CMN. A regular donation means you can give a small amount every month that makes a huge difference. Monthly donations by direct debit give us a predictable income so we […]

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2016 London Marathon Winner

Please show Nathan your support in his challenge by donating to his Just Giving page. We would firstly like to say a massive thank you to everyone that registered their interest in running the 2016 London Marathon for Caring Matters Now. It is so good to know what some people really are prepared to put […]

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Caring Matters Now continues to fund CMN research…

William Baird is a molecular genetics graduate who is starting work in Veronica Kinsler’s team today at the UCL Institute of Child Health. His 3 year PhD project is funded entirely by Caring Matters Now. William will be working on cells in the laboratory trying to correct the gene mutation that causes CMN. This is […]

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Liverpool Support Day filmed for Children in Need TV Coverage

North West News attended the Liverpool Support Day in October to film what we do with our grant from Children in Need to support those with CMN. This is more positive awareness for our little know charity and Congenital Melanocytic Naevi. It was a great day full of fun, including cake decorating, mug making, ornament […]

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Registration open for the CMN Nightrider Challenge 2016

We are excited to announce that registration is now OPEN for the Nightrider Challenge 2016! We have 20 charity places for the 3 events in London, Liverpool & Bristol. Please click here for more information.

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International Support Group Weekend

International Support Group Weekend

Caring Matters Now trustees have invited various CMN patient support group leaders from around the world to come together and strengthen the relations we have already established with one another.  The aim of the weekend is to give our guests an insight into the work of Caring Matters Now, including an insight into Dr Kinsler’s […]

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Caring Matters Now receives support from the Sporting Bears Motor Club

Caring Matters Now receives support from the Sporting Bears Motor Club

We recently received the wonderful news that Caring Matters Now would be a Sporting Bears Motor Club benefiting charity in 2015. Thanks to The Ranchhod family who have a son with CMN and John Redshaw from the “Midland Bears” for the nomination, we will be receiving support from the Sporting Bears Motor Club “Dream Rides” […]

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Dr Kinsler is awarded the Spinoza Chair for 2015

Dr Kinsler is awarded the Spinoza Chair for 2015

The Organization Committee of the SPINOZA CHAIR, set up by the Amsterdam University Association on behalf of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Amsterdam, has awarded the SPINOZA CHAIR for 2015 to Dr Veronica Kinsler (MD, PhD, MRCPCH) from October 26 until October 29, 2015. The chair was established in 1995 by the […]

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Christmas Card Competition Winners

Christmas Card Competition Winners

The CMN trustees were amazed by the amount of designs submitted for our Christmas Card Competition. It was such a hard task selecting the 8 winning designs! After much deliberation, the following designs were selected to be included in our CMN Christmas Card Packs 2015. Congratulations to all our winners! You can now purchase your […]

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CMN Coffee Morning – Hosted by St.Fillian’s Nursery in Support of Yasmin

When Yasmin started nursery at age 3 in 2013, I provided her Key worker with the information booklet I had downloaded from the Caring Matters Now website. I spoke about things that they should look out for, how they could support her and the complications that could arise as a result of CMN. Her teacher […]

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CMN Charity Challenge – Avenue of Volcanoes – September 2015

UPDATE – Our 3 CMN Dads did it!!!!! So, on the 20th September 2015, three incredible dads of children with CMN, reached the summit after a gruelling 9 days of trekking and a final 8 hours of glacier climb with crampons & ropes. These guys are incredible! This was a gruelling challenge, mentally and physically […]

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Isabelle is awarded the CMN Silver Champions Award

As this was our 2nd Coffee and Cake event, we were slightly more organized! We gathered a small team of family and friends to help out on the day with tombola, raffle, puppet show and bouncy castle, as well as a fun disco and face painting donated by Starz Party. We used our local church, […]

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Bridlington Regional Gathering Review

‘Oh what a lovely day, the day we went to Bridlington’ …and so it turned out to be! The families came, the food was eaten, the sand sparkled, the sea was freezing but best of all the sun came out. All week the Gollop family watched the weather forecast. A Beach Day in the rain […]

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Brighton Regional Gathering Review

We were very lucky with the weather, it was a real scorcher all morning. We met at a lovely cafe next to a park with a paddling pool right on the beach in Brighton. We were a total of 5 families, with families coming to join us throughout the morning. The children had huge milkshakes […]

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Dublin Regional Gathering Review

On 6th June 2015, 8 families from all over Ireland attended the second Dublin regional gathering, organised by Caring Matters Now. For some families it was a chance to catch up again and for others it was their first time attending such an event and they were keen to chat to other families affected by […]

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Devon Regional Gathering Review

Devon Regional Gathering Review

There were thirteen of us who met at Woodlands park on a Saturday morning in June. That’s 3 families. We all got on straight away and I couldn’t wait to go on the water slide, Viking ship and toboggan run with everyone. I could see that everybody was having a good time. We all want […]

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Calling all budding artists… Christmas Card Competition 2015

Calling all budding artists… Christmas Card Competition 2015

Christmas Card Competition 2015 Calling all budding artists… Caring Matters Now would like to invite children aged between 4yrs – 17yrs to design a Christmas card, which could become one of the official CMN Christmas Cards for 2015!  Four designs will be chosen by the CMN trustees and produced into this year’s charity Christmas cards.  […]

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The Jessica Ma Award 2019

In December 2014 one of our founding trustees Jessica Ma lost her battle with cancer. Jessica was not only a trustee to the Caring Matters Now charity, but also an amazing, courageous and inspirational friend to many in the charity and beyond. Due to Jessica’s wise and tireless work in managing the charity’s finances over […]

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Dr Veronica Kinsler wins the coveted Great Ormond Street Hospital 2015 Child and Family Award

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Dr Veronica Kinsler has won the coveted Great Ormond Street Hospital 2015 Child and Family Award. This award is given for a very special individual or team nominated by a patient, parent or carer, who is a great team member and is always welcoming, helpful and expert. There […]

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