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  • Couple return from trip of a lifetime to shock brain tumour diagnosis.

    An adventurous couple who had just spent two months of their retirement in Australia and New Zealand returned home just ahead of the Covid pandemic to receive a shock brain tumour diagnosis.

  • Top tips for carers

    To celebrate Carers Week, Sara Challice, who cared for her husband Neal for 13 years after his brain tumour diagnosis, shares her top tips to help carers look after their own wellbeing.

  • Caring for someone with a brain tumour during the coronavirus pandemic

    If you look after someone with a brain tumour then you may have concerns about how to protect them, and what to do if you become unwell or unable to look after them during Coronavirus. UPDATED – 29 July 2021

  • Returning to work after a loved one is diagnosed with a brain tumour

    Our community provides some tips on going back to work after a loved one is diagnosed with a brain tumour.

  • Carers – looking after yourself at Christmas

    Sara Challice, who cared for her husband Neil for 13 years, shares some of her tips on how to make things easier over the Christmas period.

  • Neal (in a wheelchair), held so tightly by Sarah, his carer and wife.

    Neal and Sara’s story

    “Just six weeks after we got together, Neal was diagnosed with a glioblastoma. He said I could leave him, but I wasn’t going anywhere. He was the love of my life.”
    Watching Saturday’s episode of Casualty when Glen reveals he has a glioblastoma and tells new girlfriend, nurse Robyn, it’s not fair on her to stay with him, struck a chord with Sara Challice.

  • Caring for my husband is not a burden. But I wish things were different.

    Lyn Roberts spoke to us about her experiences as a full-time carer for her husband David.

  • Carers Week 2015

    We are supporting Carers Week, an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities.