The Parnell Fund

Promoting Bladder Health

The Parnell Fund raises funds for vital urology research at University College London Hospital (UCLH). The Fund was set up in 2009 by Neville Parnell and Jeremy Ockrim Consultant Urological Surgeon UCLH This is a charity like no other, and it needs YOUR support today. Every penny raised will go to this amazing charity that is committed to advancing the treatment and management of bladder conditions whilst also raising public awareness of the bladder conditions that affect millions of people in the UK each year and break down some of the taboos surrounding urological conditions, encouraging people to seek help .We want to let people know that it is not something they have to live with, they can be treated and quality of life can be restored


This is a charity like no other, and it needs YOUR support today.
Every penny raised will go to this amazing charity that is committed to advancing the treatment and management of bladder conditions by raising the public awareness of bladder conditions that affect millions of people in the UK each year and break down some of the taboos surrounding urological conditions, encouraging people to seek help .We want to let people know that bladder problems are not something they have to live with. They can be treated and their quality of life can be restored!

 

Latest News

  • Changing the urology stigma, one splash at a time
    October 24, 2015

    Katie Strong, a patient at UCLH, has suffered a year of turmoil, with complex bladder issues and life threatening infections, but she aims to help change the face of urology and stoma’s, and beat the stigma attached to these conditions and procedures. Her goal is to help young men and women feel proud of their […]

  • Monte Carlo Or Bust!!!
    July 15, 2015

    Following the success of last years  Danger in the Dolomites Challenge, Jeremy Ockrim will once again be leading the “famous Ockrim’s Olympians” on their latest charity challenge. “Monte Carlo or Bust”   A 950 mile romp across Europe in aid of raising awareness and funds for those suffering from urological conditions.  This year’s challenge will see Ockrims […]

  • Olympic Distance Team Triathlon Chalenge
    July 15, 2015

    For the second time, 3 teams from UCLH will be competing in the London Team Triathlon. Jeremy Ockrim and his team at the Parnell Fund (a UCLH based charity funding research into bladder health) have organised and coordinated the entries. This represents a great joint venture between the Parnell Fund, The Bladder and Bowel Foundation and […]

  • Danger in the Dolomites
    September 7, 2014

    To many Venice conjures up an image of an exquisite city that seems miraculously built on water. Tackling the nerve-racking mountain routes, Ockrims Olympians will still need a head for heights and nerves of steel to handle traversing the many sheer edges on this their most challenging to date.   Jeremy Ockrim will once again […]

  • Aussies’ salute Oz accolade for bladder health campaigner
    November 11, 2013

    Tuesday, November 05, 2013 The Bristol Post Follow By Louis Emanuel AMAN who campaigned tirelessly for bladder health following life- changing surgery has been made an ambassador of an Australian incontinence-awareness charity. Neville Parnell, 43, had his bladder rebuilt using the Mitrofanoff surgical procedure and has been raising money since. The garage owner from Hanham, […]

Past events

  • Monte Carlo Or Bust!!!
    July 15, 2015

    Following the success of last years  Danger in the Dolomites Challenge, Jeremy Ockrim will once again be leading the “famous Ockrim’s Olympians” on their latest charity challenge. “Monte Carlo or Bust”   A 950 mile romp across Europe in aid of raising awareness and funds for those suffering from urological conditions.  This year’s challenge will see Ockrims […]

  • Danger in the Dolomites
    September 7, 2014

    To many Venice conjures up an image of an exquisite city that seems miraculously built on water. Tackling the nerve-racking mountain routes, Ockrims Olympians will still need a head for heights and nerves of steel to handle traversing the many sheer edges on this their most challenging to date.   Jeremy Ockrim will once again […]

  • June 06th Charity quiz and auction night
    April 25, 2014

    Come along and enjoy a night of quizzing live music and a great charity auction with some brilliant lots on offer to bid on. A BIG THANK YOU TO   Who have kindly donated  A fabulous night of entertainment and fine food for two We also are very grateful  to THE FUZZY DUCK who have […]

  • Ride London 100
    August 6, 2013

    Along with some 16,500 cyclists, Neville completed another first  a 100-mile race from Surrey to London on the second day of the UK’s largest ever mass participation cycling event. The route was similar to last year’s Olympic road race cycling event and he managed to completed the route in 8 hours! Well done Neville!  

  • Auction success!
    August 6, 2013

    Our first ever charity auction on Friday night was a huge success raising £1000 with some great auctions lots being snapped up, including dinner for two at the Shard, a signed Harlequins rugby top, a spa day for two at Covent Gardens Sanctuary plus many more… The multi-talented duo Mr Dan Wood and Mr Julian Shah provided […]

Charity events

  • Changing the urology stigma, one splash at a time
    October 24, 2015

    Katie Strong, a patient at UCLH, has suffered a year of turmoil, with complex bladder issues and life threatening infections, but she aims to help change the face of urology and stoma’s, and beat the stigma attached to these conditions and procedures. Her goal is to help young men and women feel proud of their […]

  • Monte Carlo Or Bust!!!
    July 15, 2015

    Following the success of last years  Danger in the Dolomites Challenge, Jeremy Ockrim will once again be leading the “famous Ockrim’s Olympians” on their latest charity challenge. “Monte Carlo or Bust”   A 950 mile romp across Europe in aid of raising awareness and funds for those suffering from urological conditions.  This year’s challenge will see Ockrims […]

  • Olympic Distance Team Triathlon Chalenge
    July 15, 2015

    For the second time, 3 teams from UCLH will be competing in the London Team Triathlon. Jeremy Ockrim and his team at the Parnell Fund (a UCLH based charity funding research into bladder health) have organised and coordinated the entries. This represents a great joint venture between the Parnell Fund, The Bladder and Bowel Foundation and […]

  • Danger in the Dolomites
    September 7, 2014

    To many Venice conjures up an image of an exquisite city that seems miraculously built on water. Tackling the nerve-racking mountain routes, Ockrims Olympians will still need a head for heights and nerves of steel to handle traversing the many sheer edges on this their most challenging to date.   Jeremy Ockrim will once again […]

  • June 06th Charity quiz and auction night
    April 25, 2014

    Come along and enjoy a night of quizzing live music and a great charity auction with some brilliant lots on offer to bid on. A BIG THANK YOU TO   Who have kindly donated  A fabulous night of entertainment and fine food for two We also are very grateful  to THE FUZZY DUCK who have […]