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LATCH Launches Rainbow Ward Upgrade Campaign

Following consultation with stakeholders at every level of the Children’s Hospital for Wales, state of the art plans for the ward have been drawn up which include the creation of extra single-unit beds to give back families’ dignity and privacy and to enable the ward to cope better with infections and the regular need to have a child placed in isolation. Plus, a new, large playroom is planned, with a family room directly opposite to enable families to completely break away from the stresses and strains of the ward.

LATCH Funds Clinical Research Nurse Role

This December, we’re so thrilled to share that Ceri Hogg has commenced the newly created role of Early Phase Clinical Research Nurse Specialist in paediatric oncology/haematology which is sponsored by LATCH.

LATCH Commits to iPads for Patients Project for 2020

LATCH Welsh Children’s Cancer Charity is pleased to commit to the iPads for Patients Project throughout 2020, with an individual device being given to all children on active treatment for cancer or leukaemia and who LATCH is helping to support.

Brave Fourteen Year Old Receives Pioneering Treatment for Brain Tumours in Germany

A fourteen year old from Burry Port has returned from Germany following successful Proton Beam Therapy to treat four brain tumours, following a lengthy fight for a diagnosis.

LATCH Welcomes New Young Ambassador, Amira

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of our youngest Ambassador yet – Amira Barry, aged seven from Maesteg. Amira was diagnosed with leukaemia back in July 2018 and, like all families of children receiving treatment for cancer and leukaemia at the Children’s Hospital for Wales, her family are currently being supported by LATCH Welsh Children’s Cancer Charity.

Boxing Event at the Pavilion, Llandrindod Wells set for 23rd Nov

Save the date - at 6pm on 23rd November 2019, Nicks Gym Boxing Club is hosting a night of premier bo ...

Donate to LATCH or send LATCH eCards this Christmas

To move with the times, this year we’re launching an Alternative Christmas Card Fundraiser and inviting people to donate the cost of a pack of cards instead of buying them.

Welsh and Cornish Choirs Come Together for LATCH

A chance meeting between members of choirs in Wales and Cornwall resulted in over £1600 being raised for charity after a keen singer on holiday enjoyed a popular local duo in West Looe, Cornwall. 

Annual Grand Prize Draw Launched

We’re thrilled to share that the Annual LATCH Grand Prize Draw has officially launched and tickets a ...

LATCH AGM 2019 - Chair and General Manager Update

An update from LATCH's Chair, Susan, and General Manager, Jade, following the recent LATCH AGM.


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