Our Committee

To learn more about Our Committee However, in the Our Committee link change the details to - About the Committee The Committee meets every month and the members act on a voluntary basis. They all share the same ambition which is to work together to support those all affected by a brain tumour  The Charity receives no [...]

By |2018-03-22T11:12:58+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Supporting National Research

Brainwaves NI is a proud member of Brain Tumour Research. Brain Tumour Research was launched in 2009, the charity was established specifically to raise funds for brain tumour research. Brainwaves NI is one of the 18 member charities who individually and collectively work together to raise awareness and fund brain tumour research. In 2011 these charities jointly raised over £2 million with funds raised [...]

By |2018-02-20T16:37:36+00:00February 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Neuro-Oncology Information Evening

This Information Evening, aimed at patients, their carers, family and friends affected by a brain tumour, provided an overview of the organisation and management of the Northern Ireland Regional Neuro-Oncology service including the role of the MDT and how it operates. Over 70 members attended the event which was held at the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB), [...]

By |2018-02-20T16:32:06+00:00February 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

National Funding Report

Almost three quarters (73%) of brain tumour deaths occur in those under 75. For cancer as a whole, it is less than a half (47%). Yet brain cancer continues to receive less than 1% of the national spend on cancer research. The report attached recently released by Brain Tumour Research shows that treatments for brain tumours lag seriously behind other cancers. 2014 Report on [...]

By |2018-02-20T16:29:07+00:00February 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Brainwaves NI AGM

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Brainwaves NI was held in early October 2013. Those that attended this open meeting heard about the significant achievements of the Charity over the previous 12 months and the positive impact Brainwaves NI has had on those affected by a brain tumour in Northern Ireland. Brainwaves NI is accountable to [...]

By |2018-02-20T16:27:01+00:00February 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Managing Your Care Info Evening

As part of our Information and Support services, the Charity hosted another successful ‘Information Evening’. The event provided an overview of the rehabilitation services and support available to patients andcarers to best manage their care at the point of diagnosis, across the local hospitals and in the community. Patients and Carers were also provided with excellent contributions [...]

By |2018-02-20T16:21:12+00:00February 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Clinical Trials Database

The braintumourhub is a fantastic resource for patients looking to find clinical trials for their specific type of brain tumour. This resource was developed and provided by brainstrust to help patients locate UK based BrainTumour Clinical Trials. It is a user-friendly, easy to use website. To begin exploring click here and click on the green tab 'Brain Tumour Clinical Trials'.  Select the type of [...]

By |2018-02-20T16:19:59+00:00February 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments