Children and families service

Our dedicated Childrens and Families Service aims to reduce isolation and anxiety for children, young people and their families by giving them the help, understanding and support they need. We hope it will help them develop ways to cope, take control and build supportive networks.

Our animations for children

Meet Jake, who's eight and living with a brain tumour. He can help explain all about brain tumours in children and their treatment. Charlie's Mum has a brain tumour, he tells us what it's like at home and how things have changed.

The Brainy Bag

The Brainy Bag can be issued to every child diagnosed with a brain tumour and contains games, puzzles and fun activities.

Family Days

Family Days offer an opportunity for whole families of a child diagnosed with a brain tumour to have fun and meet others.

Education Resources

Our education resources help by giving you information on what to expect and what help is available.

Brain tumour types

Find more information on the types of brain tumours which occur in childhood.

Brain tumour treatments

Depending on the tumour type, treatments for childhood brain tumours can include neurosurgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Your child's health team

The multi-disciplinary team are responsible for your child's care includin diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Nottingham Paediatric Information Day - 30 May 2017

Join other families affected by a brain tumour diagnosis at our information day, with practical support and advice including talks on the emotional impact of a brain tumour and returning to education.

Book your place.