To improve the health and/or quality of life for those suffering from neuromuscular disease.
Of particular concern are those not being supported through mainstream health funding and/or organisations.
That the Sir Thomas & Lady Duncan Trust becomes a potent philanthropic organisation in the field of neuro-muscular disorders by providing funding to:
Assist and relieve persons in New Zealand suffering from neuro-muscular disorders and from the after affects of such disorders
Maintain hospitals, clinics, homes and equipment where persons suffering from neuro-muscular disorders may obtain treatment for their disorder
Assist the work of any institution, society or body of persons in New Zealand engaged in the investigation of neuro-muscular disorders and associated treatments
Contribute towards training persons to undertake the treatment of persons suffering from neuromuscular disorders