Facial Palsy News

Open letter to the Daily Mail 02/11/2017

Responding to a Daily Mail article dated 26 October 2017 which used unacceptable language to describe a person’s experience of Bell’s palsy in pregnancy.

November 2, 2017    ||    News Categories: General article  / General news  /    ||    Tags: daily mail  /

General e-newsletter: Our Autumn update

This is our general newsletter for Autumn 2017 giving information about our forthcoming AGM, research news and more.

October 30, 2017    ||    News Categories: Events  / General news  / Research  /    ||    Tags: agm  /

Fabulous Fundraising

Read about our fundraisers’ activities over the past few months and find out easy ways you can help raise funds for Facial Palsy UK.

October 11, 2017    ||    News Categories: Events  / Fundraising news  /    ||    Tags: fundraising  /

Can a tick bite paralyse your face?

Lyme disease cases are on the rise in the UK with an 3,000 estimated new cases reported each year by the NHS. Commonly mistaken for Bell’s palsy, it’s important health providers know the symptoms of Lyme disease.

August 1, 2017    ||    News Categories: General article  /

Celebrity advice risks increased complications after facial paralysis

Facial Palsy UK warns that people should not ignore the evidence based treatment for Bell’s palsy in favour of celebrity advice.

July 27, 2017    ||    Tags: awareness  / bell's palsy  /

London Family Day

Read about what we did at our London Family Day in February 2017. Facial Palsy UK organises family days for children with facial palsy and their families.

June 1, 2017    ||    News Categories: Family Days  /

Spring Newsletter

Our Spring Newsletter updates you about our activities during the recent Facial Palsy Awareness Week, forthcoming plans and initiatives.

April 19, 2017    ||    Tags: awareness week  / children's book  / facial palsy awareness week  /

Patient and GP Information Videos

Are you a health professional and interested in creating facial palsy information videos for GPs and patients? We want to hear from you!

March 13, 2017    ||    News Categories: Recruitment  /    ||    Tags: bell's palsy  / facial palsy  /

Winner of Facial Palsy Awareness Week One Minute Brief Competition

We are delighted to announce the winner of our One Minute Briefs Competition organised for Facial Palsy Awareness Week.

March 13, 2017    ||    News Categories: Facial Palsy Awareness Week  /    ||    Tags: facial palsy awareness week  / one minute briefs  /

Botox Helps Paralysed Faces Infographic

Infographic about the effects of synkinesis in facial palsy created for Facial Palsy Awareness Week 2017.

March 2, 2017    ||    News Categories: Facial Palsy Awareness Week  /    ||    Tags: botox  / facial palsy awareness week  / infographic  /

Amazing Face Infographic

Check out Facial Palsy UK’s ‘Amazing Face’ infographic for Facial Palsy Awareness Week 2017.

March 1, 2017    ||    News Categories: Facial Palsy Awareness Week  /    ||    Tags: facial differences  / facial palsy awareness week  / facial palsy uk.  / facial paralysis  /

Don’t Blink and You’ll Miss It

For Facial Palsy Awareness Week, Karen Johnson writes about blinking and why when you lose the ability to blink it has such an impact on your life.

March 1, 2017    ||    News Categories: General article  /    ||    Tags: blink  / dry eye  /