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Our latest figures show that there have been 1,000 cases of meningococcal group B disease (Men B) across the UK since the new MenB vaccine received a licence over 20 months ago. As many as 100 of the.....

Glamorous Gatsby grand ball to remember Little Big Hero

Glamorous Gatsby grand ball to remember Little Big Hero

Grab your glamorous garments for a Great Gatsby-themed grand ball to remember a Little Big Hero who died of meningitis on New Year’s Eve 2009. Nine-month-old Joél Selwyn Ruck, of Epsom, .....

No Limits photo competition to inspire people living with disabilities

No Limits photo competition to inspire people living with disabilities

Get your camera out and start clicking away to enter a national photo competition. We’ve joined forces with national law firm Irwin Mitchell to launch No Limits, an online photography competiti.....

Cost model published but still no date for Men B vaccine introduction

Cost model published but still no date for Men B vaccine introduction

Researchers have today (Friday) published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ)* details of the modelling study used to determine the cost effectiveness of the meningococcal group B (Men B) vaccine (Be.....

Steve Dayman is Pride of Britain

Steve Dayman is Pride of Britain

Huge congratulations to our founder Steve Dayman, who received a Special Recognition award at the Pride of Britain Awards on Monday. Steve, who launched the UK's meningitis movement after losing.....

Breakthrough Bexsero bags Oscar of the pharmaceutical world

Breakthrough Bexsero bags Oscar of the pharmaceutical world

THE UK’s first vaccine for Meningitis B, the most common form of bacterial meningitis in the UK, has won an Oscar of the pharmaceutical world. Novartis’ breakthrough Bexsero bagged Innova.....

Five Valleys Walk - what a day!

Five Valleys Walk - what a day!

Last weekend saw our fantastic Five Valleys Walk event. Dave Hancock, our Community Ambassador, took on the challenge with his family. Here's what he had to say about the day. "Meningitis N.....


Complaint for a dead infant

Poet Gordon Hutchins has put together a small volume of poems he has written over the past 50 years. It's called The vanished hour, and one of the poems included was written after hearing of the death.....

New legs boost Charlotte’s confidence

New legs boost Charlotte’s confidence

Young Charlotte Nott, who has appeared on the cover of News, our supporter magazine, and our Impact Report, contracted meningitis and septicaemia in December 2010, aged two. She spent weeks battling t.....

Overland to Oz Congratulations

Overland to Oz Congratulations

We’re delighted that long-term Meningitis Now supporters Rayelle and Richard Smith finished their 19,157-mile Overland to Oz 4X4 drive from their home near Stroud to Australia. The duo, who hav.....

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