MY News

  • Believe and Achieve

    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 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

    Four years on

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

    30th December 2017
  • 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

    Louise
    Louise P 20th December 2017
  • 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
  • Naked truth

    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
  • FFN - Believe and Achieve blog

    Help us support you

    After meeting one of our Young Ambassadors this week, Believe and Achieve Co-ordinator Becky is keen to ask for your input

    1st December 2017
  • Why Believe and Achieve?

    Why Believe and Achieve?

    Why did you become a Young Ambassador and has it made a difference to you?

    14th November 2017
  • FFN - Believe and Achieve blog

    Believe and Achieve: I didn't fall over!

    This week Becky tells us the latest Believe and Achieve news, and shares her experience of Meningitis Now's quarterly briefing

    3rd November 2017
  • Wirral Youth Zone

    Believe and Achieve: embarrassing story time

    Becky has been preparing for Meningitis Now's Quarterly Briefing this week, and is keen that history doesn't repeat itself...

    30th October 2017
  • Meningitis Now Young Ambassador day - Isa

    Believe and Achieve: the plans continue

    Young Ambassadors: can you help us to shape the future?

    27th October 2017
  • Rosie Heaton

    Get protected this student week

    I’ve had meningitis and I know how it can truly change a life in an instant, get the ACWY vaccine to protect yourself at uni.

    Rosie Heaton
    Rosie 25th October 2017
  • Students

    Calling all students: Get vaccinated, get educated, get protected!

    We're marking the start of Student Awareness Week with this simple message

    23rd October 2017
  • Becky Fight For Now blog

    You can Believe and Achieve

    Hey! I’m Becky and I’m the new Meningitis Now Believe and Achieve Programme Coordinator

    17th October 2017
  • House - HoM

    Welcome to the House of Meningitis

    Like in the House of Meningitis, symptoms can appear in any order together, and some may not appear at all. If you see them, get medical help.

    27th September 2017
  • Cider

    Cider Circuit success

    Young Ambassador Sophie has recently hosted the first ever 'cider circuit', and due to its success plans to make it an annual event

    Believe & Achieve Peer Mentor Sophie Coghlan
    Sophie C 7th September 2017
  • Megan

    New student inspired to get vaccinated

    Megan is starting university this month and was inspired to protect herself from meningitis after seeing Meningitis Now Young Ambassador, Jemma Pressman, talking about how contracting meningitis changed her life

    Scarlett
    Scarlett Mills 4th September 2017
  • Jemma

    Young Ambassador encourages students to get vaccinated

    Young Ambassador Jemma Pressman is urging students to take up the offer of the ACWY vaccine. This wasn't available to Jemma when she was at University, and unfortunately she contracted meningitis.

    Scarlett
    Scarlett Mills 22nd August 2017
  • Emily

    A tribute to my cousin Emily

    Lucy pays tribute to her cousin Emily who died in 2014, and hopes to raise awareness of the disease which took her young life.

    Scarlett
    Scarlett Mills 31st July 2017
  • Freya2

    Freya's work experience

    After surviving meningitis as a baby, Freya decided to do a week of work experience at Meningitis Now's head office.

    Scarlett
    Scarlett Mills 10th July 2017