Tambu Makinzi is a 27 year old mum of one from Zimbabwe and lives in Cape Town South Africa. She has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called chondrosacoma. This cancer has caused the cartilage in her face to grow out of control, she has already lost sight in one eye. A new documentary about her struggle airs tonight (Mon 14th Sept) at 10pm on Channel 5.
Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts, Charles Saumarez Smith, attended the Royal Society of Medicine's annual lecture on Art, Medicine and Society, where our very own Professor Iain Hutchison spoke about the Saving Faces art project.
A hearty congratulations to our patron, Channel 4 journalist, Jon Snow who will receive this year's BAFTA fellowship. The annual award is presented to an "individual in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, television or games." Jon now joins a prestigious list of previous recipients including, David Attenborough, Michael Palin and last year's winner, Julie Walters.