Facial Palsy Awareness Week

2nd March 2021


Facial Palsy Awareness Week takes place from the 1-7 March 2021.

This campaign is looking to raise awareness of the psychological and physical effects of facial palsy.

Did you know?
It currently takes an average of 5.6 years from point of diagnosis for a person with facial palsy to be referred to a specialist, due to poor or missing NHS care pathways.

If you are a facial palsy patient seeking specialist help find out more information here.

If you are a plastic surgeon, a recent publication on the psychological impact of facial palsy can be found here. Information on recommendations for supporting the psychological well-being of your facial palsy patients is available here.

We have a wealth of information available on our website detailing the various elements of facial palsy. Please click here to read our advice in full.


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