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Mental Health Awareness Week – how are you feeling?

 14th May 2023

Peeps is marking Mental Health Awareness Week, wherever you are!  – The theme of Mental Health Awareness Week is anxiety, a common feeling that can sometimes get out of control. Mental Health Awareness Week, now in its 23rd year, ...

International Nurses Day

 12th May 2023

Today (May 12th) is the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, and is celebrated with International Nurses Day. Florence Nightingale was known as the “Founder of Modern Nursing”, with a drive to improve hospital efficiency and ...

What’s on in May

 28th April 2023

Here’s our round up of free events, for anyone in the UK touched by HIE. Just click here to sign up! If you haven’t referred in to us yet, you can fill out our short online form, and we’ll keep you up to date with everything. As al ...

It’s National Tea Day!

 21st April 2023

How better to celebrate than putting your feet up and dunking a biscuit in a brew?! We can probably all agree that taking a moment for yourself with a cuppa (if possible!) can be just what we need from time to time, but here at Peeps we also love to ...

Family Experience

 4th April 2023

If you’d like to learn a little more about HIE, the impact on families, and the difference support can make, please have a read of Dean’s story.. Thanks so much Dean for sharing. If you have been touched by HIE, or know someone who has, a ...

Why do we have an HIE Awareness Day?

 4th April 2023

The majority of HIE parents or carers had not heard of HIE before they were affected by it.  The same can be said for their families and friends.  Many adults who had an HIE event and their parents, remain unaware that what happened to them ...

What’s on in April

 26th March 2023

April is a big month with HIE Awareness Day taking place on Tuesday 4th. This means that there will be lots of sharing and information on social media. It’s ok if you need to step back and take a little time out – it can feel like a lot t ...

Mother’s Day

 19th March 2023

Sending love to all the mums and mother-figures. We hope that today is kind – if you find that it isn’t, please remember you’re not on your own. Here for you 💛 ...

Golfers’ fundraising has been in full swing…

 14th March 2023

Last year, we were so honoured when the new Captains of Reigate Hill Golf Club, Carolyn and Robert, shared that Peeps had been chosen as their Charity of The Year. The connection with the golf club is though members Dean and Sarah. Their daughter Mol ...

Peer support training opportunity

 3rd March 2023

There has been some great feedback from our current Peer Support Volunteers who are in the middle of their training via With-You. We’re therefore pleased to say that further places are available for their next cohort, starting at the end of the ...

The parent voice from neonatal care

 1st March 2023

We are working with the North West Neonatal Operational Delivery Network to assist with a project to raise awareness of the parent voice and experience within neonatal services. The network are keen to hear about anything that’s important to you as ...

Coming up in March….

 27th February 2023

Here’s what we have planned in March – all details can be found on our events page and if you’d like to be the first to hear about everything, please complete our short referral form. We love hearing suggestions from you, so if ther ...

We’d love to hear from you!

 2nd February 2023

At Peeps, we always want to make sure we are doing the very best we can to support families touched HIE. To help us do that, we would greatly value your thoughts and feedback around how we are currently performing and where we can improve. We have pa ...

HIE Awareness Day Theme

 24th January 2023

This year, for HIE Awareness Day the theme is inclusion. We want to make sure that everyone’s voice is heard – whatever the cause of HIE, whatever the outcome, whatever the background, experience, impact or connection. If you ...

What’s on next month

 10th January 2023

To find our more and to sign up for any of these, head to our events page. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or suggestions!     ...

Our 2022

 6th January 2023

As we reach the end of our first week back in January, we wanted to take a little time to reflect and focus. 2022 saw another year of growth for our small charity, with a new member joining our lovely team (there are now 4 of us, working flexibly to ...

New year challenge?

 1st January 2023

If you’re thinking what you can do in 2023, and would like a challenge but aren’t keen on or don’t have time to commit to lots of training, then why not join us for the shortest sponsored walk you’ll find? After a full safety ...

New Year Wishes

 31st December 2022

As we bid ta-ra to ‘22 We want to say a big “thank you”, For being there to help us along And showing so much love for our HIE song! —– We know times can be tough, Life’s not always fair, But we’ll stay right beside you If neede ...

A note from Sarah (Charity Manager/Founder)

 15th December 2022

I’ve been wanting to say hi for such a long time! The weeks have flown by and we’re almost at the end of the year. I hope you are keeping safe and warm! Christmas can be a wonderful time of year. It can also be a particularly tricky time for many ...

Festive thanks

 14th December 2022

We just wanted to say a big thank you to those who have donated to Peeps in lieu of sending Christmas cards, paid it forward by gifting a parent pack for a family at the start of their HIE journey, shared our posts, and sent us well wishes. Our Peeps ...

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