16 May 2023

Thank you to The Worshipful Company of Grocers

Thank you to the Worshipful Company of Grocers who have generously supported our Giggle Doctor Programme across England

28 April 2023

Equifax UK runs the London Marathon

On Sunday the 23rd of April 2023 James Atkin, Nigel Fuller and Peter Gasiorek ran the London Marathon and raised over £2,000!

29 March 2023

‘just play’? A symposium on play in children’s healthcare

Last week we had the chance to attend “‘just’ play? A symposium on play in children’s healthcare,” co-hosted by Starlight and PEDAL. It was a fantastic opportunity to hear from speakers on a range of topics and to participate in discussions about the future of play within healthcare

27 March 2023

How the Giggle Doctors helped Rohan

Five-year-old Rohan recently met the Giggle Doctors for the first time, and his mum Jenny shared that meeting Dr Geehee and Dr Easy Peasy made such an incredible difference to their time in hospital.

17 March 2023

International Day of Happiness

We would love you to join us in celebrating this day…but not just for one day – we had to celebrate for the whole week!

14 March 2023

Dr Geehee featured in MyLondon

Did you see Dr Geehee in the news? Read the full article to see why Faith says being a Giggle Doctor is the best job in the world!

7 February 2023

Dr Ding Dong - 22 years of being a Giggle Doctor

Dr Ding Dong opens up about her 22 year long journey of being a Giggle Doctor, the challenges which come with being a part of a healing experience and the crucial connections she has made with children and their families.

3 February 2023

Children's Mental Health: A Growing Priority

Throughout 2022, Theodora Giggle Doctors saw growing numbers of children and young people experiencing mental health difficulties in hospitals nationwide. It’s an issue which has also become a familiar story for the NHS staff we work, and one which is present in the media more and more. Consequently, understanding more about this issue and how we can train and support Giggle Doctors to best help these children is an ongoing priority.

3 February 2023

How the Giggle Doctors helped Kristie

Kristie met the Giggle Doctors during her 10 day stay in hospital at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital. “They made me feel a lot happier and made me laugh a lot!”