Scar Free Healing in the news
The publication of The Scar Free Foundation’s Research Strategy was widely followed by a range of national and regional media and broadcast outlets. Below are some of the highlights from the coverage
ITV News, Meridian reported on The Scar Free Foundation, with Foundation Ambassador Dan Jackson and Research Council member Mr Baljit Dheansa discussing the importance of our ambition.
ITV News, Granada presented an interview with Scar Free Foundation Ambassador, Harry Fitzpatrick. Foundation Supported researcher, Dr Adam Reid, from the University of Manchester was also interviewed.
The London Evening Standard informed readers on the launch of the Strategy, highlighting the fundraising drive that is required.
The Brighton Argus included coverage of Scar Free Foundation Ambassador, India Gale’s courageous speech at the publication event.
Get West London reported on Scar Free Foundation Ambassador Lottie Pollak, who emphasised the need for scar free healing, highlighting the soaring costs associated with hard-to-heal wounds and the impact scars can have on daily function.
Kent Online retold Dan Jackson’s account of the surgery he has endured
BBC Radio Scotland covered the story throughout the day, being the first to cover the story in the morning show with Dr Felicity Mehendale
Listen at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07k12g2 (2hr 14min - until 17th Aug 2016)
A few hours later, BBC Radio Scotland, spoke to Scar Free Foundation Ambassador Lottie Pollak on the story behind the scars that she has to wear every day – and why The Scar Free Foundation’s ambitious strategy lies close to her heart.
Listen at: https://youtu.be/A24DivbzAg8
BBC Radio Wales interviewed leading plastic surgeon and regenerative medicine pioneer, Professor Iain Whitaker.
Listen at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07krz2k#playm (12min 50s – until 17the Aug 2016)
The Huffington Post published an article from The Scar Free Foundation Ambassador, Pam Warren.
myScience and the University of Bristol News reported on the launch of the campaign