2016 Media Coverage

January 2016

Newspapers

01/01/2016: The Telegraph – Freddie Burns ready to flourish at Leicester under Aaron Mauger’s vision
12/01/2016: Huffington Post – ‘The Undateables’: Lucas Hayward On Living With Facial Dysplasia And Fearing Rejection

March 2016

Newspapers

02/03/16: East Grinstead Courier – QVH staff raise awareness of facial paralysis with colourful paint.
03/03/16: Bath Chronicle – Freya shared her story during Facial Palsy Awareness Week of being born with facial palsy.
03/03/16: Hartlepool Mail – Chelsea Jeffery shared her story during Facial Palsy Awareness Week, she was also born with facial palsy.
08/03/16: Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
22/03/16: Garstang Courier – Town’s gallop to help baby Orrin.
22/03/16: Fleetwood Weekly News – Galloping to help baby Orrin in hour of need

Television

29/03/16: BBC Somerset – Freya’s story of facial palsy struggles

July 2016

Lily Robinson was in CHAT magazine raising awareness of Bell’s palsy
Hannah Clark was in Take a Break magazine raising awareness of Bell’s palsy

August 2016

14/08/16: Peterborough Telegraph – Norwich & Peterborough makes £200 donation to charity
15/08/16: The Mirror – Hannah’s story – ‘Bell’s Palsy left me looking like melted Olaf in Frozen’: Mum describes battle with debilitating facial condition

September 2016

Hannah’s story was also featured in Woman magazine.

10/09/16: Facial Palsy UK’s AGM was advertised in the Peterborough Telegraph.

October 2016

12/10/16: West Bridgford Wire – Smart Specs to Treat Facial Palsy and Monitor Mood Developed in Nottingham
13/10/16: Nottingham Post – Glasses that teach you to smile being researched in Nottingham
20/10/16: The Argus – Smart specs could help recovery of people with facial paralysis

November 2016

01/11/16: Brighton & Hove News – Brighton and Hove surgeon pioneers ‘smart specs’ to treat facial palsy, monitor mood and steer wheelchairs
28/11/16: Victoria Derbyshire programme – Chelsea and Caitlin were featured on this programme. Caitlin in the film and Chelsea in the live interview in the studio. This was charity Changing Faces’ project which we assisted in finding case studies for.

December 2016

09/12/16: Somerset County Gazette – Caitlin,14, joins Changing Faces campaign to promote facial equality.

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