Para rider, blogger and campaigner, Evie spreads awareness of hidden disabilities as founder of The Evie Toombes Foundation, inspiring others to live their life to the fullest in the face of adversity.Read More
To be born with Spina Bifida is to be used to the obstacles the condition presents – nevertheless, you do get tired of them from time to time. We met Ida Rönnblad – sociable, positive and a passionate bird-watcher. Over a cup of coffee we discussed what freedom and dignity means to her.Read More
The benefits of patient centred care cannot be overestimated. But engaging and recognising the stigma and embarrassment associated with bladder and bowel issues is essential – how can healthcare professional’s best serve their patients?
Our inspiring fighter Evie Toombes has been acknowledged in the WellChild Awards. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex honored Evie's inspirational achievements!
Dare to do something extraordinary
Following a diagnosis of Spina Bifida at the age of 1, Abigail has experienced many changes and overcome a number of hurdles in her young life. Despite her condition, Abigail leads an active life swimming at county level, dancing competitively, skiing regularly(and leaving her Mum and Dad behind!), as well as doing brilliantly in school athletics. She now faces a new and unique challenge as she plans to go on an Asian adventure to support a local community in Sri Lanka.
Last month we shared part one of Abigail’s story