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In the News

  • Scottish Medicines Agency (SMC) says 'YES'

    11 December 2017

    Today, the SMC announced that Cerdelga is recommended within its marketing authorisation for treating type I Gaucher disease, that is, for long-term treatment in adults who are cytochrome CYP2D6 poor, intermediate or extensive metabolisers. This …

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  • Access to Medicines in NHS Wales

    11 December 2017

    All Wales Therapeutics & Toxicology Centre (AWTTC) have produced a patient information video to help people understand how medicines can be accessed in NHS Wales, and the role of AWTTC in supporting this. The video is available on the …

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  • Trustees Week 17th November

    17 November 2017

    Thank you to our trustees

    On behalf of the whole Gaucher community I should like to end Trustees Week by saying a HUGE thank you to all our wonderfully dedicated trustees.  Our Trustees play a vital role, volunteering their time and …

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  • Trustees Week 16th November

    16 November 2017

    I was diagnosed with Gaucher Disease when I was 26. Like most newly diagnosed patients my initial emotions were fear and apprehension and I focused my mind on the infusions I was now to have every two weeks and my regular hospital check ups.

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  • Trustees Week 15th November

    15 November 2017

    The Gauchers Association is the only registered UK charity providing support to individuals and families affected by Gaucher Disease, acting as the centre point for the Gaucher community working alongside medical professionals, scientists …

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  • Trustees Week 14th November

    14 November 2017

    Trustees are the people in charge of a charity. They help to make the UK the sixth most giving country in the world. They play a vital role, volunteering their time and working together to make important decisions about the charity’s work. …

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  • Trustees Week 13th November

    13 November 2017

    Welcome to Trustees Week. There are approximately 196,000 charities in the whole of the UK and just over 1 million trustees. Who are our trustees?

    Dan Brown – Was diagnosed with type I Gaucher disease in 2003. He became involved in the …

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  • Trustees Week

    10 November 2017

    Next week is the start of Trustees week (13-17 November). This is an annual event to showcase the great work that trustees do and highlight the opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference. #trusteesweek

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  • October update

    26 October 2017

    Dr Patrick Deegan and Clinical Nurse Specialist Elizabeth Morris from Addbenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge have very kindly answered some questions you may have about Cerdelga to help you fully understand before making any decisions

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  • Jeans for Genes Day

    8 August 2017

    Jeans for Genes is the annual fundraising campaign for Genetic Disorders UK, the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by a genetic disorder. 
    It is estimated that one in 25 children is affected by a …

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