News

Keep up-to-date with our latest news, including event announcements, project updates and recruitment, on this page

Sandy Ayoub and Anneliese Ng smiling talking to patient groups
5 October, 2020 / Findacure News, Rare Disease World

The 2020 Student Voice Prize is now OPEN!

The 2020 Student Voice Prize is now OPEN! We've launched a new website, branding and essay questions. Learn more about The Student Voice Prize and check out this year's essay questions. You have until 16th November at 9:00 am GMT to submit your essay!
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30 September, 2020 / Findacure News

RareChat | Managing your Network

Our next RareChat on Wednesday 7th October will be discussing your own experiences with managing your network.
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4 September, 2020 / Findacure News, Rare Disease World

Our Rare Disease Showcase is going virtual for 2020!

Join us, industry, pharma, medical professionals, researchers and fellow patient groups in celebration of innovative rare disease projects across the UK for the first-ever Virtual Rare Disease Showcase on 17th - 19th November 2020!
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1 September, 2020 / Findacure News

RareChat | Engaging young people

Join us on Wednesday, 16th September, at 10:30 am for our next RareChat: Engaging young people! Engaging with a younger audience may seem challenging, but we're here to tell you that it can lead to valuable new opportunities for your patient group.
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#RareMinds: Youth Campaign graphic calling for stories from rare disease individuals, siblings and those who have a rare disease parent or parents
28 August, 2020 / Findacure News, Rare Disease World

Don’t Miss the Launch of our #RareMinds: Youth Campaign!

In support of Youth Mental Health Awareness Day (7th September), we're launching our #RareMinds: Youth Campaign to highlight the voices, experiences and challenges faced by teens and young adults in the rare disease community. Learn how you can get involved!
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The Student Voice Prize winners with Findacure and Medics4RareDiseases
28 August, 2020 / Findacure News, Rare Disease World

The Student Voice Prize Patient Pairing is Now Open!

Once again, we're offering patient groups the chance to partner with a student entering The Student Voice Prize. If you'd like to learn more and/or be potentially paired with a student, please fill out our Patient Participation Form!
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21 August, 2020 / Findacure News

Online workshop | Successful collaborations: engaging the people that matter

Join us on 22nd September - 24th September to gain the support and guidance you need to build meaningful connections with industry, medical professionals and patient groups and charities.
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20 August, 2020 / Findacure News

RareChat | Registries

Join us on Wednesday, 26th August at 10:30am as we discuss your experience with registries and registry development. This is your chance to connect with other patient group leaders and advocates in the rare disease community!
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5 August, 2020 / Findacure News

Recruiting and managing trustees guide now available!

Our latest guide helps you to re-evaluate your board so that you can take the steps needed to make it better, more diverse and well managed. View guide!
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[image description: promo photo highlighting our next RareChat on 31st July entitled, 'Life post-lockdown: unlocking the rare disease community.]
23 July, 2020 / Findacure News

RareChat | Life post-lockdown: unlocking the rare disease community

Join our next RareChat, 'Life post-lockdown: unlocking the rare disease community', on Friday, 31st July from 13:30 - 15:00 to discuss what a post-lockdown world looks like for you as a patient group.
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