Dean Widd

Dean joined Muscular Dystrophy UK in January 2014.

Before this he worked with Action Duchenne for five years; organising lobbies, conferences and numerous fundraising events, as well as supporting families affected by Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy.

Dean has a 19 year old son with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and understands the importance of ensuring everyone affected by a muscle-wasting condition receives the best possible care and support to lead independent fulfilling lives.

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Family Funds

Family Funds are a great way for families to fundraise for Muscular Dystrophy UK to keep our vital research moving forward.

Family Funds in Scotland are:

Family Funds in Northern Ireland are:

Scotland Branches and fundraising groups

Perth branch
Contact name: Andrew Turnball
Contact: 07720 886272 /

Lanarkshire branch
Contact name: James O’Hagan
Contact: 01355 241693 /

Scottish Council
Contact name: Dr Sheonad MacFarlaneContact:

Northern Ireland Council:

Activities throughout Northern Ireland are overseen by a 16 strong voluntary committee

Contact name: NI Council Chair, Claire O’Hanlon MBE
Contact: 07787 183426 /

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