Christmas Carols Concert – 11th December 2023

Update 12/12/2023 – We hope everyone who attended our Christmas Carols enjoyed the event at the St Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield yesterday. Thank you to Chelsea Opera Group for providing the beautiful music and thank you Jon Snow for the festive readings.


 

We are back with our annual Carols at Christmas concert on Monday 11th December 2023 at the beautiful Saint Bartholomew the Great in London.

The service will commence at 6.30pm. This will be a great chance to meet up with friends and other supporters, many of whom are patients and their families. This is also our way to say thank you to all our supporters for their continued support of our important work.

Click here to view the full invitation and donation form. If you would like to make a donation, please print and return the form to info@savingfaces.co.uk or by post to: Saving Faces, 71 Tonbridge Street, London, WC1H 9DZ.

How to get to the Priory Church of Saint Bartholomew the Great

Bus: The 17, 45, 46, 63, 8, 25, 56, 4, 153, 242, 521, 100, 243 and 341 buses are all within walking distance of the church.

Tube: Barbican or Farringdon (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines) / St Paul’s (Central line)

Elizabeth Line (Crossrail): The Farringdon Elizabeth Line Station has an exit called “Barbican” in Long Lane, West Smithfield.

Parking: The nearest car parks are in Beech Street (under the Barbican) and West Smithfield.

RSVP

The event is free but spaces are limited (250 attendees). Please RSVP with our friendly team at info@savingfaces.co.uk or ring 07487 235 438 / 020 3417 7757.

Thank you to the Hollick Family Foundation

Saving Faces are incredibly grateful to the Hollick Family Foundation for their recent generous donation to support our work.

Saving Faces is the only charity in the UK solely dedicated to reducing the incidence of facial injuries, disorders and diseases including oral cancer worldwide. Our mission is to improve treatment for these conditions and the psychological outcomes by leading research into these conditions.

Facial surgery research is severely underfunded despite the vast number of people with facial problems but with support, we can continue to provide our services, maintain our pioneering research and ensure more patients survive.

Patron Baroness Helena Kennedy KC to perform ceremonial role in Coronation

Saving Faces Patron Baroness Helena Kennedy KC will perform a important role in the Coronation Service of King Charles III.

Baroness Kennedy will process to the altar carrying The Queen Consort’s Rod at the Coronation Service at Westminster Abbey.

Baroness Kennedy featured on Channel 4 News talking about her role in the service which is available to view here.

You can read further details on the website of the Royal Family here and further media coverage here.

Ground breaking UK research by Saving Faces on early mouth cancer saves 30,000 lives world wide every year

Surgery

The Findings Of the Research Study (SEND) – Update 27/04/2023

Original post can be found here.

The findings of the Selective Elective Neck Dissection (SEND study) funded by Elliott Bernerd, Robbie and Lisa Tchenguiz in memory of their mother Violet, Cancer Research UK, and Saving Faces, was published in the British Journal of Cancer.

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Patron Baroness Helena Kennedy KC appears on Private Passions on BBC Radio 3

Saving Faces Patron Baroness Helena Kennedy KC appeared on Private Passions on BBC Radio 3.

In conversation with Michael Berkeley, she looks back to the childhood which has been so influential on her campaigns for justice, and chooses the music which has sustained her through a series of difficult and high-profile cases. Her playlist includes Handel, Bach, Schubert, George Benjamin, James MacMillan, and her favourite Puccini opera, with Mimi’s famous aria from La Boheme.

You can listen to the programme here.

Professor Hutchison comments on the Iranian forces shooting female protesters – The Guardian, 8th December 2022

Professor Hutchison comments on the appalling events happening in Iran of Iranian forces shooting at the faces and genitals of female protesters.

Read full article here – https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2022/dec/08/iranian-forces-shooting-at-faces-and-genitals-of-female-protesters-medics-say 

Christmas Carols Concert – 6th December 2022

We are back with our annual Carols at Christmas concert on Tuesday 6th December 2022 at the beautiful Saint Bartholomew the Great in London.

The service will commence at 6.30pm. This will be a great chance to meet up with friends and other supporters, many of whom are patients and their families. This is also our way to say thank you to all our supporters for their continued support of our important work.

Click here to view the full invitation and donation form. If you would like to make a donation, please print and return the form to info@savingfaces.co.uk or by post to: Saving Faces, 71 Tonbridge Street, London, WC1H 9DZ.

How to get to the Priory Church of Saint Bartholomew the Great

Bus: The 17, 45, 46, 63, 8, 25, 56, 4, 153, 242, 521, 100, 243 and 341 buses are all within walking distance of the church.

Tube: Barbican or Farringdon (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines) / St Paul’s (Central line)

Elizabeth Line (Crossrail): The Farringdon Elizabeth Line Station has an exit called “Barbican” in Long Lane, West Smithfield.

Parking: The nearest car parks are in Beech Street (under the Barbican) and West Smithfield.

RSVP

The event is free but spaces are limited (250 attendees). Please RSVP with our friendly team at info@savingfaces.co.uk or ring 07487 235 438 / 020 3417 7757.

New publication featuring paintings from the Saving Faces Art Project

We are thrilled that the Saving Faces Art Project is featured in this wonderful free to download book for medical students, trainees, allied healthcare professions and anyone wanting to know more about Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery!

Many congratulations to all involved, we hope this book inspires many individuals!

The book is free to download here

Global VRiMS

The UK’s surgical research charity Saving Faces and its national research centre NFORC are proud to support Professor Jag Dhanda of the Brighton Medical School and Helen Please of the Global Anaesthesia, Surgery and Obstetric Collaboration Trainee Collaboration as they launch Virtual Reality in Medicine and Surgery.

This is a world first training over 1,400 doctors from low-and middle-income countries today and over the next 4 days in real time at Brighton Medical School and Hospital how to perform life-saving surgery using virtual reality.

The use of virtual reality will immerse the doctors in the operations and dissections of how to perform life-saving surgery in African communities which are remote from major cities and hospitals.

You can listen to our Chief Executive Professor Iain Hutchison discussing VRiMS here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSatS0yabqU 

 

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