Jason Roberts

Jason Roberts


Founder and SEO of Silent Bleed


After one of his last half marathons with his son

in 2007

Paul Toovey




With us since the beginning 

Clare Vine




The organisational force behind many of our fundraising events

Janice Toovey

Managing 'the Friends of Superficial Siderosis Sufferers Unite' group on Facebook

Amanda Fearn

Amanda Fearn


Website Editor


Freelance writer and blogger, Amanda is not medically trained but she is dedicated to getting as many people as clued up about Superficial Siderosis as possible.

Marybeth Sullivan Tello




Designer of our logo, Marybeth has also written for us

Paul Banfield




All round go-to guy for all things to do with technology - he's also done a few long-distance charity runs.. 

Janice Toovey - Creator of our charity group name: Superficial Siderosis - The Silent Bleed

"Paul's doctors in London always said the bleed lies silent in the body.  They don't even know if it's been present from birth, major surgery in 2001 or a fall in the playground (age eight) when he had his first stroke, so Paul's bleed is definitely silent."

Get Social with us!

Our Facebook group is a kind and compassionate space for people with superficial siderosis to share the ups and downs of everyday life - search 'superficial siderosis - the silent bleed' and send a request to join.

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Registered as a Charity in England and Wales since 2016

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