Get Involved: New Ostomy Pouch Design Project with Ostique Ltd.

We're looking for young people who use Ostomy pouches to get involved in our latest project with Ostique Ltd. This year at RAiISE, we’re keen to get to work on making sure that children and young people’s voices are heard throughout healthcare. That’s why we were so excited when the wonderful team at Ostique got … Continue reading Get Involved: New Ostomy Pouch Design Project with Ostique Ltd.

University and Chronic Illness: A Survival Guide – Interview with Pippa Stacey

University can be daunting experience for anyone, but being a student with a chronic illness can bring its own unique challenges. Pippa Stacey was diagnosed with ME in her first year as a student at York University which forced her to adapt her way of living to help manage her condition. Since graduating in 2016, … Continue reading University and Chronic Illness: A Survival Guide – Interview with Pippa Stacey

See My Invisible Disability

RAiISE Founder and CEO, Sophie Ainsworth, teamed up with Fixers in 2018 to make a film showing how it feels to have an illness that people can’t see or don’t understand. Here's what Sophie said to Fixers: "I want to raise awareness about living with an invisible illness after being diagnosed with lupus when I was … Continue reading See My Invisible Disability