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Bexsero news - NHS Public Health Functions Agreement

Bexsero news - NHS Public Health Functions Agreement

We are delighted that the UK’s first Meningitis B vaccine will be swiftly rolled out after price negotiations resolve. In September 2013, Meningitis Now and our supporters pushed for ‘no .....

Last call for Gloucester Cathedral Concert reduced-rate tickets

Last call for Gloucester Cathedral Concert reduced-rate tickets

Taking place on Wednesday 17 December, our Christmas Celebration concert at Gloucester Cathedral is one not to miss - it's a wonderful way to get in the mood for the festive season. The musical celeb.....


European Limb Loss Day – Wednesday 3 December

Four years ago this month Bahman, 55, was fighting for his life as meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia ravaged his body. He was given a less than 10 per cent chance of survival. His organs began.....

Today is Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving something back – an antidote, if you will, to the shopping sprees of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which aim to part you from your hard-earned.....

Nick Clegg repeats call for action on MenB vaccine

Nick Clegg repeats call for action on MenB vaccine

The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has repeated his promise to speed up negotiations around the introduction of the meningococcal group b (Men B) vaccine on the NHS.  Last week our Chief Exec .....

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.....

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