Facial Palsy News

Singing Choir for People With Facial Palsy

A singing choir opportunity for people affected by facial palsy across five weekly sessions beginning 7 September 2020.

August 14, 2020    ||    News Categories: Events  /

Care for dry eyes when using hand sanitiser during the coronavirus pandemic

Regular and thorough cleaning of hands has been advised since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is to prevent the transfer of the virus from hands on to surfaces which others may touch. Washing your hands with soap and water, as well as the use of alcohol-based hand sanitisers are both recommended. Hand sanitisers […]

July 28, 2020    ||    News Categories: General article  /    ||    Tags: covid-19  /

Volunteers wanted for a study about how facial therapy can be improved

Researchers at the University of Westminster are seeking volunteers for a study about therapy for facial palsy.

May 28, 2020    ||    News Categories: Research  /    ||    Tags: facial palsy  / research  /

Urgent Appeal from Facial Palsy UK

We are reaching out at a critical time for many, including our charity. We are currently planning how to survive the COVID-19 crisis and would be grateful for your help.

April 25, 2020    ||    News Categories: Fundraising news  / General news  /

Easter Update from Facial Palsy UK

Our Easter round-up with details about support we are offering, links to interesting articles and research opportunities.

April 10, 2020    ||    News Categories: General news  /

Research study: The role of attributions, shame, and self-compassion on the mental health of individuals with facial differences.

This study investigates whether attributions about the negative reactions of others affect the mental health of individuals with facial differences, and whether shame and self-compassion plays a role in these attributions.

April 9, 2020    ||    News Categories: Research  /

COVID-19, counselling and wearing a mask

Lorraine Thurston reflects on her previous work with Facial Palsy UK, and how in her new job wearing a mask has impacted the way she connects with people.

April 7, 2020    ||    News Categories: General article  /

Facial Palsy UK statement on COVID-19 and Bell’s palsy

Facial Palsy UK’s statement about the use of oral steroids to treat acute onset facial paralysis in relation to the current COVID-19 virus pandemic.

March 20, 2020    ||    News Categories: General news  /

Statement on COVID-19 – Facial Palsy UK Medical Advisory Board

Facial Palsy UK Medical Advisory Board response regarding COVID-19 coronavirus.

March 13, 2020    ||    News Categories: General news  /

Cancelled Support Groups – Coronavirus

Important update about our London and Cheshire & Mersey Support Groups due to take place on 21 March, these have been cancelled due to the current situation with the coronavirus. Other groups may also be cancelled.

March 12, 2020    ||    News Categories: Support groups  /

What every dentist should know about facial palsy

Dentists have an important role to play in supporting patients with facial palsy to look after their teeth and more help is needed by this patient group.

March 1, 2020    ||    News Categories: Facial Palsy Awareness Week  /    ||    Tags: dental  / dentist  /

Awareness Week, Comedy Event, Family Day, Research and more

Find out about our plans for Facial Palsy Awareness Week, latest news about family days, research and the publication of our latest Annual Report.

February 15, 2020    ||    News Categories: Events  / Facial Palsy Awareness Week  / Family Days  / Fundraising news  / General news  / Research  / Support groups  /    ||    Tags: awareness week  /