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Geronimo – free festival tickets for Peeps!

 5th July 2022

Geronimo Fest have kindly donated some family tickets for our Peeps families to enjoy! There really is something for everyone at this family event, and the organisers are committed to ensuring everyone can enjoy it, making it as accessible as po ...

Have your say…

 27th June 2022

Researchers at the UCL EGA Institute for Women’s Health have approached Peeps as they are looking for volunteers to participate in a study exploring parental experiences of having a baby admitted for neonatal care following a diagnosis of HIE ...

Your voice matters

 1st June 2022

Here at Peeps we always try and make sure that the parent voice is heard – our journeys, backgrounds, and feelings can all vary so much, and all are important. We’ve been invited to take part in some training sessions with healthcare prof ...

Can you help the National Research Priority Setting Partnership?

 24th May 2022

This is a national project to prioritise research questions to attract funding for practice-changing neonatal trials. They are particularly interested in the viewpoints of parents, families and former neonatal patients and are really trying to make s ...

Family Inclusion and Support Worker

 24th May 2022

We are excited to say that we are recruiting again, to grow the team! The role of Family Inclusion and Support Worker is brand new – a great opportunity for the right person to make it their own, working with our wonderful families, growing the ...

Mental Health Awareness Week

 9th May 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place 9-15 May 2022. The theme this year is loneliness. “Part of the reason we set Peeps up was because we knew how lonely and isolating it could feel when your baby has an HIE diagnosis. When it happened to u ...

Can you help?

 27th April 2022

Following feedback and discussions with a neonatal transport team, we’re looking to add bonding hearts to our free parent packs, for those families at the start of their HIE journey. They can also be used for those with older children as a form ...

Ride London – limited places!

 19th April 2022

Fancy taking part in the popular RideLondon event on the 29th May for Team Peeps? If so, we would love to hear from you! We have limited places available, so please either message or email info@peeps-hie.org if you’re interested. In summary it& ...

New – Journaling course

 7th April 2022

Have you ever felt that your head is just too full? Or you have too many ideas and too many thoughts and can’t make sense of it all. Do you wish there was a way to walk through these feelings? Journaling helps these thoughts and feelings to flow on ...

Welcome to the team!

 3rd April 2022

We’re delighted to welcome two new Trustees to the team; Dr Ela Chakkarapani, and Hannah Adams. Both bring with them such valuable, varied experience, and a huge insight to the world of HIE. We’re really looking forward to working and gro ...

 1st April 2022

We mentioned a little while back that we were working on an exciting project, which is now ready to launch. Our very own #HeardofHIE song*.   We’re happy to be proved wrong, but we really do think it might be the first time that “Hypoxic-Isc ...

Mother’s Day Wishes

 27th March 2022

For all you are, and all you do, we’re sending our Mother’s Day love to you (with a little extra love to anyone who might find today a bit wobbly). Thanks to Think Outside Social for our HIEroic Mum design. Remember we’re here for y ...

£10,000 for HIE Mental Health Support – thank you!

 14th March 2022

We’d like to start the week off by saying a great big THANK YOU to The National Lottery Community Fund (@TNLCommunityFund), for awarding Peeps with a £10,000 grant for HIE Mental Health Support. Over the past 12 months, we have funded over 300 ...

We need you!

 8th March 2022

4th April is HIE Awareness Day. We’d love you to be part of it, by sharing photos of: Your HIEro (child who has experienced an HIE event) doing what they love – this could be enjoying a holiday, doing an activity or simply being their g ...

Online Trauma Information Session

 21st February 2022

Peeps’ Charity Coordinator – Liz Cockram will be running free online sessions looking at how going through a traumatic event (such as witnessing your child’s HIE event) affects the brain/body and how understanding what has happened ...

Heidi’s Headgear Challenge – 15th Feb to 15th March – are you in?

 15th February 2022

Some of you may know Heidi, or have heard a little about her. If not, she’s the driving force behind Peeps! Her mum and dad, Sarah & Steve, set up Peeps after Heidi (affectionately called Heidi-Peeps by a friend) experienced an HIE event just a ...

HIE Awareness Day – a date for your diary!

 4th February 2022

HIE Awareness Day takes place on the 4th April each year. We set this up at Peeps, in 2019, to raise awareness and make sure as many people as possible can say they have #HeardofHIE. We’re hoping that the 4th one is going to be the biggest one ...

Could it be you?

 2nd February 2022

Do you have experience of HIE (Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy), preferably in a clinical setting (neonatal/paediatrics)?  Are you keen to use your experience to make a difference to others?  Have you a little time (at least 2 hours per month) to ...

新年快乐 Happy New Year!

 1st February 2022

Kung Hei Fat Choi. Sending best wishes to all our families and friends celebrating Chinese New Year!   ...

Fancy a chat?

 20th January 2022

Just a reminder that our team are available and happy to chat if you need us. No topic too big or too small! Drop us an email and we can arrange a call, zoom, or message. Liz Cockram – liz@peeps-hie.org Michelle Atkins – michelle@peeps-hi ...

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