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It’s 2005 and I’m 18 years old. Currently, I’m an elevator with my family, leaving the hospital after surgery. I’ve had little-to-no sleep and (as a result of the dentofacial osteotomy) my jaws are wired shut. Almost spontaneously, I burst out crying.Read more
9 Oct 2016 14:00 - 9 Oct 2016 16:00
Our Happy Faces Groups are for children who were born with a cleft and their families and those who are expecting a baby who will be born with a cleft.More information
OK, so let’s be honest, being stared at isn’t great and when someone stares, it is, above all, an invasion of privacy.
On 7th September 2016, a debate was held in the Scottish Parliament concerning the decision by the NHS board chiefs on 21st June 2016 to approve the recommendation that cleft surgical services in Scotland be centralised. This recommendation was made by the National Specialist Services Committee following a long-term consultation which CLAPA has been heavily involved with.
14 Oct 2016 10:00 - 14 Oct 2016 12:00
Happy Faces Warwick will meet for the second time on Friday 14th October and every second Friday of the month after that.
19 Oct 2016 10:00 - 19 Oct 2016 12:00
We're really pleased to announce that Happy Faces Derby will meet for the first time on Wednesday 19th October and every third Wednesday of the month after that.