We know that research and better care can save babies' lives

Babies are dying every day in the UK. Too often, we don’t understand why. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

Sands amplifies the voices of bereaved families and healthcare professionals and supports research to understand why babies die.
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Studies we Support

We support research studies that aim to understand why babies die, improve bereavement care and support and make care safer for babies and families.
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Research and Professionals

Find out how Sands works with professionals to support and engage them in research. You can also see more information about how we can support your research.
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Get Involved

We know that it is essential that bereaved parents and families are listened to. Your experience can help inform research.
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Research Makes a Difference

You can read more about how we have made a difference by supporting research to save babies' lives, understand why babies die and improve care and support.
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Sands' Research Strategy

Find out more about what we do and our plans for the future in our research strategy.
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AMRC Membership

We fund and support research of the highest quality and are proud members of the Association of Medical Research Charities. The AMRC is the national membership organisation of leading medical and health research charities.
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Sands saves lives through supporting and funding research and by working with the NHS and many other organisations across the UK to make care safer and more personalised for all families.

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