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  • Support Newborn Screening Awareness week in the UK on 7th September 2015

    28 August 2015

    4 years ago Newborn Screening Awareness (NBS) Week in the UK was introduced. This takes place each year in September and this year NBS Awareness Week is week commencing 7th September 2015. Each year we try to do a different initiative to raise …

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  • 3 Weeks until the London to Cambridge Cycle Ride

    13 August 2015

    With just three weeks to go until the Gauchers Association London to Cambridge cycle ride you still have time to register online to take part in this scenic 60mile bike ride with fully signed and marshalled route and four refreshment stops along …

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  • London 10K run

    23 June 2015

    We still have three places remaining for the London 10K run on Sunday 12th July.  The closing date for registering for this event is fast approaching so don't miss out on this opportunity! If you are interested in supporting the Gauchers …

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  • We have moved!

    15 June 2015

    The Gauchers Association have moved office, our new address is:
    8 Silver Street
    Dursley
    Gloucestershire
    GL11 4ND
     
    Our telephone number and email address remain the same
    01453 549231
    ga@gaucher.org.uk 
  • London to Cambridge Cycle Ride 2015

    4 June 2015

    Don't forget to register early for the Gauchers Associations 6th London to Cambridge cycle ride on Sunday 6th September 2015.  Registering online is easy, you can secure the return coach back to the start along with your bike at the same …

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  • Aviva Community Fund Voting Now Open!

    5 May 2015

    The Gauchers Associations work is about ensuring the patients voice is heard. The Type III Empowerment project empowers young people to use their voice and influence changes for all patients. They learn and use life skills that will stay with …

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  • 7th nGD European Family Conference

    17 April 2015

    Booking forms are now available for the 7th nGD European Family Conference on 13th - 15th November 2015 in Manchester UK. If you are interested in attending this event please contact Sarah Allard on sarah@gaucher.org.uk

  • Eighth Alan Gordon Memorial Award

    16 March 2015

    The Gauchers Association are pleased to announce the eighth Alan Gordon Memorial Award has been awarded to Dr Ashok Vellodi  from Great Ormond Street Hospital for his contribution to improving the lives of Gaucher patients and their …

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  • Where do you run?

    6 March 2015

    We have four places remaining for the London 10k run on Sunday 12th July 2015. Contact Sarah on sarah@gaucher.org.uk or 01453 549231 if you are interested once you have watched this short video http://youtu.be/Q3-C6j3n9LU

  • Breaking News - UK Gauchers Association granted a positive opinion for orphan designation for Gene Therapy for Gaucher Disease

    27 February 2015

    The UK Gauchers Association is delighted to announce that on 12 February 2015 the Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) at the European Medicine Agency (EMA) granted a positive opinion for orphan designation (EMA/OD/303/14) to the

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