Working throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Shine is a community of over 12,500 members, their families, and professionals.  Together, we share achievements, challenges and information life with spina bifida, hydrocephalus and related issues.  Shine provides specialist support from before birth and throughout life and enables people to get the best out of life.

Many of Shine’s services are entirely funded by the generosity of the public.  This includes, fundraising, donations, corporate support, gifts in wills to name just a few.  To find out more, please go to

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