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PHE urges Freshers to get MenC vaccine before beginning university

We’re backing Public Health England’s call for new students to ensure they get vaccinated against meningococcal C (MenC) infection, which can cause meningitis and septicaemia, before begin.....

Can you dig it?

Can you dig it?

Thanks to our good friends at Zurich Insurance Group, who popped in today for a spot of volunteering and helped spruce up the memorial garden at our Stroud headquarters. Seen here are Kevin Davis, Ke.....

Fantastic fundraising

Fantastic fundraising

On the 27th July this year Alex Parry and Nicola Ball jumped out of a plane at 12000 feet with hopes of raising money in their Sons/Grandsons name, who sadly passed away from meningococcal septicemia .....

Michelle Heaton launches Time 4 Tea

Michelle Heaton launches Time 4 Tea

We’re delighted that pop star Michelle Heaton has launched our annual Time 4 Tea event and is urging everyone to put the kettle on and bake a cake to help beat meningitis. The Liberty X singe.....

Soccer legend in big cheque transfer

Soccer legend in big cheque transfer

Former Manchester United and Manchester City football legend Denis Law lined up alongside a team of north west solicitors to receive a cheque for over £11,000 to help us with our work. S.....

Another step forward in the vaccine process

Another step forward in the vaccine process

The Department of Health has confirmed that the business case for the purchase of the Meningitis B vaccine has been approved and procurement will begin. Responding to the news, Meningitis Now Found.....

New appeal launched with Jacob’s help

New appeal launched with Jacob’s help

We’ve launched our latest appeal for public donations. The mailing will be dropping onto doormats around the country this week. We’re asking supporters to back our fight and send £2.....

The NICE quality standard on feverish illness in children

The NICE quality standard on feverish illness in children

Recognising serious illness in children with unexplained fever We’re formally supporting a new quality standard from NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) to help doctors, nu.....

Dr. Steve Dayman

Dr. Steve Dayman

The man who launched the UK’s meningitis movement after losing his baby to the disease is honoured to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Bristol. Steve Dayman received the acc.....

Win a beautiful Stark Seductress Clutch bag, worth £1,295

Win a beautiful Stark Seductress Clutch bag, worth £1,295

This week Grazia Magazine is offering its readers the chance to win a stunning Stark Seductress clutch bag, worth £1,295, with proceeds from the competition being donated to us. Stark is the l.....

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