Microtia UK are the only UK based charity the helps and supports those with Microtia. Approx. 1 in 6000 babies are born each year with the condition. We support those with Microtia and their families throughout their lives by developing education and publications, developing research in the field of Microtia and by continuing our community development by holding annual events with speeches from medical experts and teachers and support from many hearing aid companies. We share positive awareness
We aim to keep up to date with the medical, scientific and technological advances within the fields of Microtia, hearing and reconstruction.
By keeping up to date with the advances in the area of Microtia and by giving parents a range of information we hope that they will be able to make informed choices about what is best for their child in conjunction with the professionals involved with the family.
We aim to organise annual events where families and medical professionals can come together to share information and discuss issues.
We aim to educate families, schools and medics about how to view ‘difference’ positively.
We are interested in developing psychological research related to a range of Microtia issues (including how people with Microtia view themselves; what is the psychological impact of having reconstructive surgery as a young child).
We would like to raise awareness of and campaign for equal access to hearing aids for all children with Microtia (unilateral and bilateral).
We would like to develop a range of publications and resources to support people with Microtia and the professionals that work in the field of Microtia.
We would like to be involved in the decision making at a management and policy level.
Microtia UK aims to:
- To raise enough awareness and research to enable the charity to continue moving forward
Established: April 2014
Registered Charity Number: 1158688
Board members: 3
Part time staff: 1
Phone number: 07875667900
Address: 25 Queensgate Square, Bridlington, East Yorkshire YO16 4JWView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website