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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 – Michelle Atkins – michelle@peeps-hi ...

New peer support group

 15th January 2022

We know from talking to our families that the idea of joining a support group, or reaching out to others, can be daunting. It can be even more scary if you are new to the world of HIE and don’t know what the future might hold. So we listened, a ...

Sulley’s Fund

 10th January 2022

Sulley’s Fund has been put in place to support families who have experienced loss through HIE. We understand that nothing can take away the heartbreak of loss, but we hope that by dedicating a fund specifically for bereaved families, we can help in ...

New Year Wishes

 31st December 2021

Wishing you all the best for 2022. As we reflect back on what 2021 brought us, we want to send our love to each one of our families and supporters. We know that there have been difficult times. We hope that we can play a small part in offering some c ...

 24th December 2021

Whether you are in full festive swing, or keeping it low-key with a cuppa, we just want to send you all of our wishes for a safe and peaceful Christmas. Our thoughts are especially with those who are in hospital over the festive period, and the famil ...

Christmas Prize Draw!

 13th December 2021

Thank you so much to everyone who took part in the Peeps’ Christmas Prize Draw, whether donating a prize, buying ticket or sharing the posts. Over £1,200 has been raised, which is amazing! If you bought a ticket, make sure you check your email ...

Christmas Poem

 2nd December 2021

Christmas is fast approaching and whilst it can be a lovely time for those who celebrate it, there can be lots of other emotions too. Michelle, Charity CoOrdinator, has written this poem and shares some of her thoughts around the festive period. Chri ...

Happy Hanukkah!

 29th November 2021

Here’s to a bright and meaningful Hanukkah, to all our Peeps’ families and friends who are celebrating. ...

Christmas Prize Draw!

 12th November 2021

We just couldn’t wait any longer! The Peeps’ Christmas Prize Draw is now up and running! For just £2 a ticket, you can be in with a chance of winning some fabulous prizes, including a £200 John Lewis Voucher, a signed Manchester City fo ...

Feel good Friday

 22nd October 2021

If you’re looking for a little way to feel good for a Friday, have a look our online shop. You can now cover the cost of a Peeps Parent Pack, containing all sorts of info and goodies, that will be sent to a family at the start of their HIE jour ...

It’s an app!

 19th October 2021

Well this is exciting…the new free Peeps app is now live in the App Store and on Google Play! Just search PEEPS HIE to find information, contact details, family stories, and much more.    Is this the first app dedicated to supporting those to ...

Baby Loss Awareness Week (BLAW), 9th – 15th October

 8th October 2021

Tomorrow marks the start of Baby Loss Awareness Week (#BLAW). More information can be found at There will be lots of posts and sharing across social media platforms from different experiences, groups and organisations. ...

World Cerebral Palsy Day

 6th October 2021

Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day. Some HIE events (not all) lead to a CP diagnosis. “We ask people around the world to come together to celebrate and support those living with CP, embrace diversity and to help create a more accessible future f ...

Parent panel feedback

 1st October 2021

The first request for our new Parent Panel was to review the leaflet written for parents/carers at the start of their HIE journey. This leaflet usually goes in our parent packs that are given to families in neonatal units. We listened to the feedback ...

Our fundraising champs!

 28th September 2021

We’d like to say a big “well done” to some of our recent fundraisers. There have been cycles, swims, standing on top of a plane, and even stepping out of a plane (with a parachute of course!). Every single £ raised goes towards sup ...

We’re nearly 3….

 4th August 2021

On the 9th August Peeps will be 3 years old – where does the time go? To help celebrate, we’ll be launching our virtual balloon race. It’s not too late to take part. Simply click here and for just £3 you can buy and customise you ...

A record breaking July…

 24th July 2021

What a month (and it’s not even over yet!) – thanks to our new charity co-ordinators Liz and Michelle, over 100 parent packs have been sent out in July alone. These free packs are going to neonatal units, some of which are having them for ...

Would you like to be on our Parent Panel?

 5th July 2021

As a charity, we have grown over the last couple of years, and we’re always mindful to try and make sure we represent and support all HIE journeys, experiences and outcomes. We’re not the experts though – you are! We’re ther ...

A day in the life of an unpaid carer

 10th June 2021

Thanks to Siani for sharing her blog (and beautiful picture), giving such an honest insight in to what family life can be like with a child who has additional needs. You can read her post here. If anything affects you or you could use a little suppo ...

Carers Week

 8th June 2021

This week is #CarersWeek. So many of our families also take on a Carer role, so we want to give a huge shout out for all you do. It can be exhausting and challenging, but done out of love, and those who haven’t experienced it may not understand ful ...

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