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In the News

  • London to Cambridge Bike Ride

    11 August 2014

    You may be aware the Gauchers Associations 5th London to Cambridge Charity bike ride on Sunday 7th September is fast approaching and plans are being finalised.  We are looking for volunteers for motorcycle assistance for the day. Can …

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  • velaglucerase alfa (VPRIV) - Wales

    7 August 2014

    The Association is pleased to announce  velaglucerase alfa (VPRIV®) has been approved as a recommended treatment for Gaucher Disease for use within NHS Wales and within three months of Ministerial approval will be routinely available in …

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  • International Gaucher Day 2014

    19 June 2014

    We would like to invite you to celebrate the first ever International Gaucher Day (IGD) by organising or hosting a coffee morning at home or at work with friends, family and
    colleagues on Saturday 26th July.

    IGD is the brainchild of the …

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  • Joint proposal to facilitate clinical investigation of new medicines for Gaucher disease in children

    15 May 2014

    The European Medicines Agency and US Food and Drug Administration release joint proposal to facilitate clinical investigation of new medicines for Gaucher disease in children. The UK Gauchers Association will make a formal response to this …

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  • Dr Derralynn Hughes talks on 'Newer Manifestations of Gaucher Disease

    18 March 2014

    Dr Derralynn Hughes talks on 'Newer Manifestations of Gaucher Disease
    The Gauchers Association are delighted to bring you a recording of the second WebEX presented by Dr Derralynn Hughes from the Royal Free Hospital, on Newer …

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  • Research Nurse Position at Cambridge

    10 March 2014

    A position has arisen in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge for an experienced and highly motivated research nurse to join their team.  Click here for further information and to apply online.

  • Rare Disease Day 2014

    7 March 2014

    The Gauchers Association was pleased to be invited to take part in the publication entitled Rare Diseases distributed within The Independent newspaper on 28th February 2014, in the hope of raising awareness on Rare Disease day.

    Please click …

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  • WebEx Register NOW!

    25 February 2014

    Following on from the cancellation of our second WebEx event last October; this has now been rescheduled for Monday 17th March at 7.30pm

    Duration – 7.30pm to 8.30pm (to include a Q&A session)

    Presenter – Dr Derralynn …

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  • Statement from Healthcare at Home regarding homecare services

    17 January 2014

    Over the past few months, Healthcare at Home has experienced a period of significant disruption and backlog of deliveries due to a substantial and unexpected rise in demand for homecare services. This has caused inconvenience, and in some …

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  • Seasons Greetings

    20 December 2013

    The Gauchers Association would like to take this opportunity of wishing you Seasonal Greetings and very best wishes for 2014.  We should also like to inform you that the office will be closing from 4pm on Friday 20th December and will …

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