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  • Donating to us via Facebook

    Date: 03-May-2019

    Exciting news, the AKU Society now accepts Facebook Donations. With 1.8 billion people on Facebook every month, Facebook can be a brilliant place for you to engage with your friends and family and ask them to donate to your AKU fundraiser. In today’s blog, we will be giving you som.. ...more

  • Stand Up to AKU Comedy Night 2019 - Raffle Prizes!

    Date: 25-Apr-2019

    Our annual ‘Stand Up to AKU’ night is rapidly approaching and here at the AKU Society, we are all very excited. On Sunday 9th June, we have four fantastic comedy acts performing at the Hot Water Comedy Club (https://www.hotwatercomedy.co.uk/) in the centre of Liverpool. The fabul.. ...more

  • Meet the patient - Simon Laxon

    Date: 18-Apr-2019

    Today’s blog is written by AKU patient Simon Laxon. In it, he writes about his experience with the disease and how the National Alkaptonuria Centre (NAC) has helped him. Having a rare genetic disorder can be a pretty daunting thing. It can leave a person prone to feeling .. ...more

  • Stand Up To AKU 2019!

    Date: 12-Apr-2019

    We are excited to announce that our Stand up to AKU Comedy Night is back! This year we are heading back to Liverpool’s legendary Hot Water Comedy Club (https://www.hotwatercomedy.co.uk/), where we hosted 2017’s barnstorming night. Pam Ford is back at the wheel and is sure to keep.. ...more

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AKU Patient Workshop 2019 - Garrod Day Special

In today’s blog, we look at our brilliant patient workshop held in Liverpool on the 25th Novem.. ...more

Eurordis Digital School & RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference 2019

Eurordis Digital School At the start of the month Ciarán our Communications Manager .. ...more

One Month to Go until Garrod Day!

We are only one month away from Garrod Day! On the 25th November, we celebrate the birthday of Si.. ...more

Garrod Day Coffee Morning: Tips for a Successful Coffee Morning

We are busy preparing for our annual Garrod Day Coffee Morning on the 25th of November... ...more

AKU Society upcoming events in Winter 2019

It's another busy few months here at the AKU Society. We are travelling all over Europe to r.. ...more