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Freshers urged to get Men C vaccine as programme extended

Freshers urged to get Men C vaccine as programme extended

NHS England has confirmed the Meningococcal C (Men C) booster vaccine programme for students is to be extended. The programme was scheduled to run until the end of October but will now run until Marc.....

UNISON and Meningitis Now unite to fight deadly disease

UNISON and Meningitis Now unite to fight deadly disease

One of the UK’s largest trade unions has united with the country’s biggest meningitis charity to fight the deadly disease. UNISON president Lucia McKeever has named Meningitis Now as he.....

Meningitis Now Winter Warning

Meningitis Now Winter Warning

Flu or meningitis, would you know the difference? Meningitis and septicaemia can be fatal make sure you know all the signs and symptoms. More cases of bacterial meningitis and septicaemia occur in th.....

Steve Dayman on Men C cases in Liverpool

Steve Dayman on Men C cases in Liverpool

Following yesterday’s news of another case of Meningococcal Group C in Liverpool our founder Steve Dayman has written a message to students at the affected university. Here is his message: I w.....

Dave’s hard work is nationally recognised

Dave’s hard work is nationally recognised

Congratulations to our very own Community Ambassador for Warwickshire, Dave Hancock, who last night was named an Inspiring Communicator at the CharityComms Awards in London. Dave, 48, who had viral me.....

End the wrangling

End the wrangling

Many of you may have seen in this morning’s Independent newspaper the front-page article on the ‘wrangling’ over the introduction of the lifesaving vaccine for Meningitis B between t.....

Nick Clegg questioned about vaccine delay

Nick Clegg questioned about vaccine delay

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said that he’ll look into why negotiations on a new meningitis vaccine are taking so long.Chief Executive of Meningitis Now, Sue Davie telephoned into Nick C.....

Latest update on Men C vaccine for teenagers

Latest update on Men C vaccine for teenagers

As you may already know, all teenagers in the UK are currently given a vaccine to protect them against meningococcal group C (Men C) disease. Today we learnt that the JCVI has recommended that this .....

Calling on Yorkshire Building Society employees and customers

Calling on Yorkshire Building Society employees and customers

If you are an employee or customer of Yorkshire Building Society, please nominate us as charity of the year for your branch. Each one selects three charities from those nominated and all receive &poun.....

Campaign continues in the Commons

Campaign continues in the Commons

MPs from all parties joined us at the House of Commons on Tuesday 4th November to hear our renewed calls for the early implementation of the Meningitis B vaccine. It was a busy day for our staff and .....

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