Support Contact Training Day

Support Contact Training Day

We met for our Support Contact Annual Training Day on Sunday 26th September; this was the first time we had been able to meet as a team since November 2019. It was exciting to be able to see each other face to face again, and welcoming new support contacts too! Our Support Contact Team is…

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Baby & Toddlers

2021 Annual Conference Review

Our annual conference took place on Friday 7th May – Sunday 9th May. During the 3-day conference we hosted 16 online events via zoom, catering for 598 members. Every family and individual who registered to attend the conference received a welcome pack in the post, which include event goodies for the specific events they were…

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Adult Support

By Jodi Whitehouse Over the past couple of years, the CMN trustees have wanted to develop our adult support for those adults affected by Congenital Melanocytic Naevi. We have made a start on developing this area by holding an annual adult gathering, which includes Dr Kinsler attending to present her work. This also provides a…

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Teens Big Day Out

This is a great team building and social gathering for all those affected by CMN aged 11yrs – 17yrs. This event is open to teens with CMN aged 11 – 17yrs plus one accompanying adult, or friend if aged 17yrs. About: Join us for another fun, team building event at Go Ape Battersea. High Ropes,…

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Online Support

Facebook group for registered members of the Caring Matters Now Charity The charity’s primary aim for social media interaction is for Caring Matters Now members to receive up to date information about the charity, and to give a safe platform for Caring Matters Now members to interact with one another. Therefore, we have created a…

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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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A special week for Didier and his mum!

On the 8th July, we had a very special little boy come and visit us here in the UK from Columbia. Didier, who featured in the channel 4 ‘Turtle Boy’ documentary in 2011, captured the hearts of all who watched how he struggled living with his Congenital Melanocytic Neavus covering the majority of his body…

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News for CMN Adults

Exciting Developments for our CMN adult members This year is a big year for our adult support developments and we are excited to share with you all a little bit about the history of the charity and the plans we have with regards to adult support. As an adult with CMN, I do understand the…

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