Family stories

Our Houses, staff and volunteers have helped thousands of families over the last 25 years and some of them have kindly decided to share their experiences.

“I knew that everything would be okay”

Dee Hansford from Jersey, remembers vividly looking out of the window of Southampton Children’s Hospital...

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Paediatric pioneer Luke Martindale

An army jet, usually reserved for visiting dignitaries, made a mercy dash through the skies a bitter January night this …

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A Father’s Tower of Strength

When Ben’s partner Lindsey found out that she was pregnant, the couple were over the moon. They both lived together in S…

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