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Weʼre raising £500 to Liverpool Larry’s

Hi, Since I was a child a dream of mine has been to run the London Marathon. After years of applying I have at last been successful in gaining a place! So on 21st April I will at long last be running the 26.2 miles of the London Marathon. I really do feel so very…
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How to Bounce Back from Setbacks and Grow Stronger

In this life, no one is immune to facing challenges and setbacks. Things happen whether you’re rich or poor, male or female, old or young – or anything in between. Good and bad things happen to everyone. Happy things. Sad things. Even tragedies that you wonder how anyone can overcome and move on from. The…
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Liverpool Larry’s May Meeting Minutes

In attendance: SLT Team: Caryn and Katie Welcome and Introductions Welcome and thank you to everyone able to attend. Apologies from other members. A big welcome to Caryn a Speech and Language Therapist in Head and Neck who joined us for May’s meeting. Previous Minutes Katie went through the previous meeting minutes regarding Laura-Jane a…
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Liverpool Larry’s April Meeting Minutes

  In attendance: SLT Team: Elizabeth and Katie Visitor: Laura-Jane Welcome and Introductions Welcome and thank you to everyone able to attend. Apologies from other members. Previous Minutes Elizabeth went through the previous meeting minutes regarding the permanent venue of the Liverpool Library, fundraising events and organising a ‘buddy’ system at Aintree. Feedback from SLT…
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Liverpool Larry’s Meeting March 2024

Liverpool Larry’s Meeting Minutes 07/03/2024 In attendance: SLT Team: Elizabeth, Natalie, Kate, Georgia and Cat from Atos. Welcome and Introductions Welcome and thank you to everyone able to attend. Apologies from Steve who was unable to attend and thank you to Phil who led the meeting. Elizabeth introduced the three new SLTAs. Previous Minutes Elizabeth…
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Liverpool Larry’s Meeting February 2024

Liverpool Larry’s Meeting Minutes 01/02/2024 In attendance: Minutes taken by Katie SLT Team: Katie and Will MSC Speech and Language Therapy student Welcome and Introductions Welcome everyone and thank you to everyone who attended. Apologies to the members who where unable to attend. Steve also kindly spoke to a new laryngectomy patient who came back…
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The First Laryngectomy

  First total laryngectomy by Theodor Billroth was 150 years ago. On December 31, 1873, in the Vienna surgery clinic, the German surgeon Theodor Billroth managed what no previous surgeon had been able to: complete ablation of the larynx in a human being, which quickly came to be known as “total laryngectomy”, without harmful immediate…
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