Guest blog with NCC Home Learning

Our new trustee Jo Fox authors distance learning courses for NCC Home Learning, she recently offered to update their “Diabetes in Children and Young People” course, offerring personal insights and an updated section about the technology available to help manage diabetes. Jo refused payment for her work, instead donating the agreed fee to The PendseyRead More

April Star Supporter – Catherine Llewllyn

Welcome to the second blog in our  new feature which focuses on some of The Pendsey Trust’s supporters and why they chose to become involved in improving the lives of individuals living with Type 1 diabetes in India. Although April has quickly passed us, our star supporter for April is Catherine Llewllyn from London. CatherineRead More

“It made a difference to that one”

Today, Thursday 7th April, is World Health Day, this year the focus is on diabetes. The World Health Organisation (WHO) state that diabetes was the direct cause of death for over 1.5 million people in 2012, but 80% of these deaths occurred in developing countries. This last statistic does raise the question of whether accessRead More

What is a cure?

Today marks Sir Frederick Banting’s birthday, the man who discovered insulin was born 124 years ago today and this date, November 14th is officially recognised by the United Nations as World Diabetes Day. World Diabetes Day promotes awareness and gives people the opportunity to campaign and raise money for charitable causes. Last week’s blog lookedRead More

Why we sponsor a Dream Trust child…

In this feature we would like to bring you up to date with a few of our ‘Star Supporters’. Through fundraising of their own, and as a response to similar life situations they are dealing with, have made the generous decision to sponsor children at The Dream Trust. Jo Fox “December 2014 marked the first anniversaryRead More


  In the summer of 2015, students from the University of Sussex, in association with Sussex RAG, will be taking on the challenge of a lifetime. The challenge involves six days of cycling across the fascinating and beautiful scenery of Kerala, crossing the coconut groves, tea plantations and national parks, travelling through friendly villages and the breathtaking mountains ofRead More