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  • Meningitis Now staff member Laura Williams

    Time to get your bake on!

    Believe & Achieve Programme Administrator Laura is renowned for her exceptional bakes and is whisking up something exciting

    Meningitis Now staff - Laura Williams
    Laura Williams 29th August 2018
  • Fight For Now - Jog On Meningitis blog

    I am not a runner

    By her own admission, Becky is not a runner. But Meningitis Now's new virtual event, Jog On Meningitis, might just be the challenge she needs to kick-start a new love!

    Meningitis Now Believe & Achieve B&A staff member Becky Hartwell
    Becky Hartwell 18th July 2018
  • Lucy Fight For Now meningitis vaccination blog

    Don't delay; get vaccinated

    Lucy's cousin Emily contracted and died of MenB in just six hours. She displayed very few signs and symptoms and had no rash.

    11th July 2018
  • Meningitis survivor Michelle receiving coaching through Believe & Achieve

    Clarity through coaching

    Michelle was a toddler when she contracted meningococcal septicaemia; now 23, she is one of the first to access our Believe & Achieve coaching

    21st June 2018
  • Meningitis Now Believe & Achieve B&A workshop - Fight for Now

    Smiles all round

    Laura, our Believe & Achieve Administrator, went along to our very first workshop last week; here's how she got on

    Meningitis Now staff - Laura Williams
    Laura Williams 8th June 2018
  • Meningitis Now Believe & Achieve B&A workshop

    Believe & Achieve kicks off

    Thursday 31 May saw the launch of our brand new Believe & Achieve workshop, focusing on dealing with stress and coping with change

    Meningitis Now staff member Andy Hopkinson
    Andy Hopkinson 1st June 2018
  • Meningitis Now Young Ambassador day - Ross

    Less than 24 hours to go...

    There are less than 24 hours to go until our first Believe & Achieve workshop and Becky is trying to remain calm...

    Meningitis Now Believe & Achieve B&A staff member Becky Hartwell
    Becky Hartwell 30th May 2018
  • Meningitis Now Fight For Now - Believe & Achieve blog

    Hitting the high ropes

    Meningitis Now's Believe and Achieve Programme Coordinator Becky (pictured left) is heading off to try the event that launched the name 'Believe and Achieve', a phrase originally created by Young Ambassador Alex Williams.

    Meningitis Now Believe & Achieve B&A staff member Becky Hartwell
    Becky Hartwell 27th April 2018
  • Meningitis Now Believe & Achieve - Peer Mentor Asha

    Introducing Asha

    Believe & Achieve has officially launched, and Programme Co-ordinator Becky is pleased to introduce the first of our team of mentors

    Meningitis Now Believe & Achieve B&A staff member Becky Hartwell
    Becky Hartwell 11th April 2018
  • Meningitis Now Student Awareness Week header

    Is your uni meningitis aware?

    Does your university have a meningitis awareness recognition mark (MARM)? If not, this is why they are important…

    4th April 2018
  • Meningitis victim George Zographou

    Keeping meningitis on the agenda

    Following the loss of her cousin George's death in 2017, student Lina is fighting to keep her university - and others - aware of meningitis

    16th March 2018
  • Meningitis Now Young Ambassador weekend

    Young Ambassador weekend

    On the weekend of 24-25 February, Becky travelled to Derbyshire for our Young Ambassador weekend

    5th March 2018
  • Summer and meningitis survivor and amputee Jacob

    Five years since meningitis

    To mark a very important milestone in Jacob’s recovery, Young Ambassador Summer has created a new video about her memories of that time on her YouTube channel

    Meningitis Now Young Ambassador Summer
    Summer 29th January 2018
  • Time Meningitis

    Time Meningitis

    A group of students from Claysmore school in Dorset have set up a social enterprise to raise awareness of meningitis

    24th January 2018
  • Meningitis Now Believe & Achieve young people

    Believe and Achieve is coming...

    After months of research, planning and preparation we are on the cusp of announcing what happens next with our new Believe and Achieve programme. Becky tells us more...

    17th January 2018
  • Student meningitis vaccine

    Take a healthy New Year's resolution

    If you're a first-year student, make your New Year's resolution to protect yourself and your friends with a free lifesaving vaccination

    5th January 2018
  • Four years on after Emily Styles meningitis death

    Four years on

    Four years on, Sophie remembers her sister Emily who sadly passed away from Men B at just 19

    30th December 2017
  • Meningitis Now Young Ambassador Louise

    Don't tell me that!

    To somebody who is living with an ABI, emotions are a complicated process, especially about what is happening to them

    Meningitis Now Young Ambassador Louise
    Louise P 20th December 2017
  • Meningitis Now Christmas Appeal

    Deck the halls

    As we all start to prepare for the festive season, there are loads of ways that you can support us throughout December

    8th December 2017
  • Bristol Uni RAG fundraising for Meningitis Now with naked calendar

    The naked truth

    The University of Bristol’s ‘Raising and Giving’ charity (RAG), are supporting Meningitis Now by releasing a naked calendar!

    6th December 2017