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.

Watch at: http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2016-07-29/research-into-scar-free-healing/

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.

Watch at:   http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2016-07-19/the-new-reserach-that-could-make-scars-a-thing-of-the-past/

The London Evening Standard informed readers on the launch of the Strategy, highlighting the fundraising drive that is required. 

View at: http://www.pressreader.com/uk/london-evening-standard-west-end-final-a/20160720/281990376874008

The Brighton Argus included coverage of Scar Free Foundation Ambassador, India Gale’s courageous speech at the publication event. 

View at: http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/14629836.Teenager_speaks_about_the_impact _scars_have_had_on_her_life/

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.

View at: http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/ealing-woman-who-suffered-gunshot-11636787

Kent Online retold Dan Jackson’s account of the surgery he has endured

View at : http://www.kentonline.co.uk/thanet/news/you-cannot-have-a-tumour-99622/

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.

View at: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/pam-warren/scarring_b_11216978.html

myScience and the University of Bristol News reported on the launch of the campaign

View at: https://www.myscience.org.uk/news/2016/charity_launches_scar_free_healing _research_campaign-2016-bristol and http://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2016/july/scar-free-healing.html