2017 Media Coverage

February 2017


16/02/2017: Tamworth Herald – Izzy and Ethan Price ride 27 miles for Facial Palsy UK


24/02/2017: BBC Radio Scotland – The Stephen Jardine programme – Ahmed Sadiq (Medical Advisory Board) discusses Bell’s palsy.

March 2017


10/03/2017: Lancashire Telegraph – Cake bake palsy support at Haslingden High School
24/03/2017: Hartlepool Mail – ‘It’s OK to be different’ Chelsea tells people with facial condition

June 2017


15/06/2017: Tamworth Herald – Isabelle Price donates ‘When Teddy Lost His Smile’ book to her school

July 2017


30/07/2017: TV3 Xposé – Angelina Jolie article quoting Facial Palsy UK

12/07/2017: Chartered Society of Physiotherapy – Physio is part of project to develop ‘smart specs’ for facial palsy rehab.


08/07/2017: Daily Mail – Virtual-reality goggles that could help people with facial paralysis


31/07/2017: BBC Radio Kent – Karen Johnson (Deputy CEO) and Catriona Neville (Medical Advisory Board) interviewed for a live phone-in about Bell’s palsy.

August 2017


07/08/2017: The Sun – Kirsty Gillmore, Danielle Ancient and Selma Abbey open about Bell’s palsy and the impact on their lives.

15/08/2017: Belfast Telegraph – Joanne Weir and Rachael Darragh raise awareness of Bell’s palsy.

29/08/2017: Chronicle Live (Newcastle) – Family day for kids with facial paralysis in Morpeth

September 2017


08/09/2017: Woman Magazine – Jacquie Pond shared her Bell’s palsy story.


02/09/2017: BBC Click – discussing wearable technology and our FRAME (VR Goggles) research.

Last reviewed: 31-07-2019    ||    Next review due: 31-07-2022